Title: The Mark of the Beast

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Title: The Mark of the Beast Title Record # 78264
Author: Rudyard Kipling
Date: 1890-07-12
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Note: First published in the magazine The Pioneer, July 12 + 14, 1890.
Synopsis: A drunken British officer in India insults Hanuman and is cursed as a result; his comrades must resort to terrible measures to lift the curse.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1921 Romanian Pecetea bestiei [as by R. Kipling]
1958 French La marque de la bête
1966 Dutch Het Merkteken van het Beest
1994 Finnish Pedon merkki
1994 Italian Il Marchio della Bestia

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Life's Handicap: Being Stories of Mine Own People 1891-09-00 Rudyard Kipling Macmillan and Co.     xvi+
352
hc coll  
Life's Handicap: Being Stories of Mine Own People 1891-10-00 Rudyard Kipling Macmillan and Co.     xvi+
352
hc coll  
Life's Handicap: Being Stories of Mine Own People 1892-05-00 Rudyard Kipling Macmillan and Co.     xvi+
352
hc coll Checkmark
Povestiri fantastice 1921-00-00 ed. M. Carp Viaţa RomâneascăQuestion mark     193 pb anth  
Tales of Terror 1925-00-00 ed. Joseph Lewis French Small, Maynard & Co.     224 hc anth  
The Great Weird Stories 1929-00-00 ed. Arthur Neale Duffield and Company   $2.00 409 hc anth  
The Midnight Reader 1942-03-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Henry Holt & Co.   $3.00 ix+
564
hc anth  
The Pocket Book of Ghost Stories 1947-10-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Pocket Books #384 $0.25 405 pb anth Checkmark
World of Wonder 1951-08-00 ed. Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers   $3.95 445 hc anth Herbstman Checkmark
World of Wonder 1951-10-00 ed. Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers   $3.95 445 hc anth Herbstman Checkmark
Best Horror Stories 1957-00-00 ed. John Keir Cross Faber and Faber   15/- 300 hc anth  
Fantastique, soixante récits de terreur 1958-07-00 Roger Caillois Club français du livre (Récits #25)     575 hc coll  
The Midnight Reader (abridged) 1960-00-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern World / WDL Books #HH970 2/6 254 pb anth  
Best Horror Stories 1962-00-00 ed. John Keir Cross Faber and Faber   6/- 300 tp anth  
Great Ghost Stories 1962-00-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Washington Square Press #W-592 $0.60 xxvi+
326
pb anth Irv Docktor  
Great Ghost Stories 1962-07-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Washington Square Press #W-592 $0.60 xxvi+
326
pb anth Irv Docktor Checkmark
Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves 1963-05-00 ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books #J2623 $0.40 viii+
181
pb anth Checkmark
Magazine of Horror, May 1964 1964-05-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Health Knowledge, Inc.   $0.50 132 digest mag Checkmark
Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves 1965-00-00 ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books #F2980 $0.50 viii+
181
pb anth  
Monsters Galore 1965-00-00 ed. Bernhardt J. Hurwood Fawcett Gold Medal #d1544 $0.50 224 pb anth Harry Bennett Checkmark
Phantoms and Fantasies: 20 Tales 1965-00-00 Rudyard Kipling Doubleday   $3.95 [10]+
302
hc coll Burt Silverman Checkmark
Monsters 1966-00-00 ed. Bernhardt J. Hurwood De Steenbok (Steenbokje #28) #28   263 pb anth Filiep van Maele Checkmark
Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves 1967-02-00 ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books #H3493 $0.60 viii+
181
pb anth Checkmark
Ghosts 1969-11-00 ed. Aidan Chambers, Nancy Chambers Macmillan UK (Topliners)     125 pb anth  
Terror! 1970-00-00 ed. Bryan A. Netherwood Blackie & Son 0-216-88412-8 £1.65 392 hc anth  
Beware the Beasts 1970-07-00 ed. Vic Ghidalia, Roger Elwood Macfadden-Bartell #75-343 $0.75 160 pb anth Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Beware the Beasts 1970-07-00 ed. Vic Ghidalia, Roger Elwood Macfadden-Bartell #75-343 C$0.75 160 pb anth Jack Faragasso Checkmark
Beware the Beasts 1971-03-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Macfadden-Bartell #75-343 $0.75 160 pb anth Jack Faragasso  
Oriental Tales of Terror 1971-11-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana 0-00-612790-8 £0.25 191 pb anth  
The Supernatural in Fiction 1973-00-00 ed. Leo P. Kelley McGraw-Hill (Patterns in Literary Art) 0-07-033497-8 $3.96 [iv]+
313
tp anth Checkmark
Beware the Beasts 1973-11-00 ed. Vic Ghidalia, Roger Elwood Manor Books #95292 $0.95 160 pb anth Checkmark
Nine Strange Stories 1974-00-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services #TK4467   155 pb anth Joe Ciardiello  
Tales of the Occult 1975-06-00 ed. Barbara H. Wolf, Jack C. Wolf Fawcett Crest #X2455 $1.75 416 pb anth Checkmark
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1979-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1387-3   704 hc anth  
Werewolf! 1979-03-00 ed. Bill Pronzini Arbor House 0-87795-210-8 $8.95 201 hc anth  
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53752-4 $14.95 xvi+
473
hc anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53635-8 $8.95 xvi+
473
tp anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Werewolf! 1979-11-00 ed. Bill Pronzini Arbor House / SFBC #4044 $3.50 201 hc anth  
Famous Tales of Terror 1980-00-00 ed. uncredited Watermill Press (Watermill Classic) 0-89375-404-8 $1.50 135 pb anth  
Werewolf! 1980-03-00 ed. Bill Pronzini Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-080504-8 $2.25 xx+
229
pb anth Jon Weiman Checkmark
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-904230-99-6   704 hc anth  
Ghost and Horror Stories 1990-07-00 ed. uncredited Tynron Press 1-871948-11-8 £9.95 579 tp anth Sue Harmer  
Great Vampires and Other Horrors 1992-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2 £4.99 541 hc anth  
Strange Dreams 1993-07-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson Bantam Spectra 0-553-37103-7 $14.95 xi+
531
tp anth Gervase Gallardo Checkmark
Strange Dreams 1993-08-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-223956-6 £8.99 xi+
531
tp anth Geoff Taylor  
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror 1993-11-00 ed. Stephen Jones, Dave Carson Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-496-2 $7.98 xii+
450
hc anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Pedon merkki ja muita kauhuja 1994-00-00 Rudyard Kipling Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö (FAN) 951-0-18939-1   254 tp coll Jukka Murtosaari Checkmark
Strange Dreams 1994-03-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-648005-5 £5.99 704 pb anth Checkmark
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror 1994-04-00 ed. Stephen Jones, Dave Carson Robinson 1-85487-231-1 £6.99 450 tp anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Strange Dreams 1994-08-00 ed. Stephen R. Donaldson Bantam Spectra / SFBC #03708 $11.98 xi+
531
hc anth Gervase Gallardo Checkmark
Storie di lupi mannari 1994-09-00 ed. Gianni Pilo Newton Compton (I Mammut #27) 88-7983-621-8 9,900 Lit 1080 tp anth  
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (revised) 1994-11-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Newmarket Press 1-55704-214-4 $16.00 viii+
343
tp anth  
SFX Presents Classic Vampire Tales 1998-11-00 ed. uncredited SFX     116 pb anth Hieronymus Bosch Checkmark
The Mark of the Beast and Other Horror Tales 2000-11-00 Rudyard Kipling Dover Publications 0-486-41429-9 $8.95 xiii+
188
tp coll  
Great Vampire Stories 2002-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 0-7537-0570-2 £6.99 538 tp anth Checkmark
The Literary Werewolf: An Anthology 2002-10-00 ed. Charlotte F. Otten Syracuse University Press 0-8156-0753-9 $24.95 xxxii+
295
tp anth Fred Wellner  
Classic Horror Stories: Sixteen Legendary Stories of the Supernatural 2003-00-00 ed. Charles A. Coulombe The Lyons Press 1-59228-200-8 $9.95 xiv+
333
tp anth  
The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories 2004-00-00 ed. uncredited Wordsworth Editions 1-84022-056-2   1149 tp anth Checkmark
The World's Greatest Horror Stories 2004-03-00 ed. Stephen Jones, Dave Carson Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-5466-7 $7.95 450 tp anth Simon Marsden  
Life's Handicap, Being Stories of Mine Own People 2004-05-01 Rudyard Kipling Project Gutenberg #5777     ebook coll  
Late Victorian Gothic Tales 2005-06-00 ed. Roger Luckhurst Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 0-19-280480-4 £8.99 xliv+
256
tp anth Edvard Munch  
The Mark of the Beast and Other Fantastical Tales 2007-02-00 Rudyard Kipling Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #50) 0-575-07791-3 £7.99 xii+
785
tp coll Checkmark
Horror Story Collection 001 2007-02-07 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00   digital audio download anth  
Jim Baen's Universe, August 2007 2007-08-00 ed. Mike Resnick, Eric Flint Baen #1932093022 $6.00   ebook mag Checkmark
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of Horror 2008-00-00 ed. Dave Carson, Stephen Jones Fall River Press 978-1-4351-0745-8   532 hc anth Igor Satanovsky Checkmark
Late Victorian Gothic Tales 2009-02-00 ed. Roger Luckhurst Oxford University Press (Oxford World's Classics) 978-0-19-953887-4 £8.99 xliv+
256
tp anth  
Rudyard Kipling's Tales of Horror and Fantasy 2009-04-00 Rudyard Kipling Pegasus Books / SFBC #62-1254 $10.99 800 tp coll  
Visions Volume 2 2009-12-01 ed. Bernd Struben, C. Edward Sellner, Michael S. Katz Strider Nolan Publishing 978-1-932045-23-9 $9.95 274 tp anth  
The Mark of the Beast and Other Fantastical Tales 2010-11-11 Rudyard Kipling Gollancz 978-0-575-08601-2 £4.99   ebook coll  
The Ghost of Fear and Others 2012-01-01 ed. S. T. Joshi Dark Renaissance Books   $16.95   hc anth  
Tooth and Claw: Classic Tales of Vampires and Werewolves 2013-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, T. M. Gray Sam Teddy Publishing       tp anth Checkmark
The Mark of the Beast 2013-01-17 Rudyard Kipling Dover Publications 978-0-486-14324-8 $12.95   ebook chap  
The Werewolf Megapack 2013-03-03 ed. John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4701-2 $0.99   ebook anth Checkmark
The Mark of the Beast 2013-07-26 Rudyard Kipling Cryptofiction Classics 978-1-4733-0825-1 $9.95 36 tp chap  
The Mark of the Beast 2014-12-10 Rudyard Kipling Cryptofiction Classics 978-1-4733-9914-3 $2.99   ebook chap  
The Literary Werewolf: An Anthology 2015-02-01 ed. Charlotte F. Otten Syracuse University Press 978-0-8156-0767-0 $24.95   ebook anth Fred Wellner  
Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves 2016-10-27 ed. Rod Serling Pickle Partners Publishing 978-1-78720-232-0 $4.00   ebook anth  
The Ghost of Fear and Others 2016-11-19 ed. S. T. Joshi Dark Regions Press 978-1-62641-222-4 $20.95 372 tp anth  
Werewolf! date unknown ed. Bill Pronzini Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-080504-8 $2.00 xx+
229
pb anth Jon Weiman  
Rod Serling's Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves date unknown ed. Rod Serling Bantam Books #S7142 $0.75 viii+
181
pb anth Checkmark
Nine Strange Stories date unknown ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services #TK2432   155 pb anth  
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