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Title: The Evil Clergyman Title Record # 41909
Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Date: 1939-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note:
  • Written in the Fall of 1933 and first published in the April 1939 issue of Weird Tales.
  • This story was part of a letter by H. P. Lovecraft and was not intended for publication. The letter also included the Complete Chronology list of short stories. (source: Introduction by August Derleth for the Arkham House editions of Dagon and Other Macabre Tales.)
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1939 The Wicked Clergyman
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Paule Pérez
French Le clergyman maudit
1990
  • Translated by Aleksandar B. Nedeljković
Serbian Zli sveštenik [as by H. P. Lavkraft]
2010Translated by Andreas Diesel & Felix F. Frey
German Der böse Geistliche [as by Howard Phillips Lovecraft]
2010Translated by Andreas Diesel & Felix F. Frey.
German Der böse Geistliche

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, April 1939 1939-04-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Weird Tales   $0.25 164
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Beyond the Wall of Sleep 1943-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House (H.P. Lovecraft Trilogy #2)   $5.00 xxix+
458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Burt Trimpey , Clark Ashton Smith Checkmark
Dreams and Fancies 1962-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $3.50 x+
174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Taylor (artist) Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1965-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $6.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1967-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz   30/- 413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1969-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 5/- 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tony Marshall Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1970-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 5/- 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tony Marshall Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1970-12-00 H. P. Lovecraft Beagle Books / Ballantine (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #1) 95032 $0.95 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1971-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House   $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye  
The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft 1971-00-00 uncredited Beagle Books (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft) 99146-475 $4.75 190+
182+
184+
160+
127
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Michael McInnerney Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1971-06-00 H. P. Lovecraft Beagle Books / Ballantine (The Arkham Edition of H. P. Lovecraft #1) 95032 $0.95 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1972-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459)     434
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1973-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459)     431
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1973-04-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-03228-4 $0.95 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Holmes Checkmark
The Nightmare Reader 1973-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-01710-4 £2.60 xv+
340
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1974-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 £0.35 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1974-02-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-23228-3 $0.95 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Holmes  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1975-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-02903-6 £0.95 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1975-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Ballantine Books 0-345-24689-6 $1.50 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Holmes Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1975-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House None $7.50 ix+
[1]+
413+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
The Nightmare Reader: Volume Two 1976-04-00 ed. Peter Haining Pan Books 0-330-24786-7 £0.50 192
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1981-12-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30230-3 $2.25 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1982-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30230-3 $2.25 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Dagon et autres recits de terreur 1984-02-20 H. P. Lovecraft J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #459) 2-277-12459-1   431
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Philippe Druillet Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1984-11-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30230-3 $2.25 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1985-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Panther 0-586-06324-2 £2.95 512
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tim White  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06324-2 £3.50 512
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tim White  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1987-01-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4 $18.95 lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1987-05-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33661-5 $2.50 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Tomb and Other Tales 1988-05-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33661-5 $2.95 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Alef, #18 1990-01-00 ed.
Boban Knežević?Boban Knezevic
Dnevnik   21.50 din 132
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1991-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
The Tomb and Other Tales 1992-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33661-5 $4.99 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1993-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Al Sarrantonio Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8 $7.95 496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1994-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Grafton 0-586-06324-2 £5.99 512
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tim White Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1994-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Al Sarrantonio Michael O'Mara Books 1-85479-958-4 £14.99 496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein  
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1995-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Al Sarrantonio Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-923-9 $4.98 496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Jack Eckstein Checkmark
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 1996-10-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-38422-9 $14.00 x+
381
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll John Jude Palencar  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 1997-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4   lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Raymond Bayless  
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 1997-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Al Sarrantonio Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-923-9 $4.98 496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Jack Eckstein  
Dagon and Other Macabre Tales 2001-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Arkham House 0-87054-039-4 $25.95 lii+
448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tony Patrick  
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories 2003-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Al Sarrantonio Sterling Publishing 1-4027-0975-7 $12.95 496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 2003-03-00 H. P. Lovecraft Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46331-5 $15.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Fiction: Complete and Unabridged 2008-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books (Library of Essential Writers) 978-1-4351-0793-9   xiv+
1098
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Sven Geier  
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness 2008-06-26 H. P. Lovecraft Paw Prints 978-1-4395-0767-4 $24.00 381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Weird Writings of H. P. Lovecraft: Vol 2 2010-00-00 H. P. Lovecraft Girasol Collectables     568
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Die Großen Alten 2010-03-00 Howard Phillips Lovecraft Festa (H. P. Lovecrafts Bibliothek des Schreckens #2622) 978-3-86552-067-8 €24.00 315+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos 2011-01-01 H. P. Lovecraft Prohyptikon Publishing 978-1-926801-11-7 £7.99 308
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
The Complete Fiction 2011-03-01 H. P. Lovecraft Barnes & Noble Books 978-1-4351-2296-3 $20.00 xiv+
1098
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Sven Geier  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09935-7 £20.00 xvii+
538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz 978-0-575-09963-0 £16.99 xvii+
538
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Les Edwards  
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre 2011-07-21 H. P. Lovecraft Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-09936-4 £10.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Weird Tales 2012-00-00 ed. uncredited Pulp Classics on DVD      
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
anth Hannes Bok Checkmark
Die lauernde Furcht 2013-12-02 H. P. Lovecraft Festa (Festa H. P. Lovecraft: Horror- und Fantasygeschichten) 978-3-86552-288-7 €13.95 439+
[4]
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Jyrie Nousiainen Checkmark
The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft 2014-09-09 H. P. Lovecraft Race Point Publishing (Knickerbocker Classics) 978-1-63106-001-4 $35.00 xvii+
1102
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft 2016-07-01 H. P. Lovecraft Chartwell Books 978-0-7858-3420-5   xvii+
1102
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Al Sarrantonio Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8   496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-06324-2 £7.99 512
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tim White Checkmark
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Al Sarrantonio Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-056-8   496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Eckstein Checkmark
The H. P. Lovecraft Omnibus 2: Dagon and Other Macabre Tales date unknown H. P. Lovecraft Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-06324-2 £7.99 512
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Tim White Checkmark
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