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Title: Mrs. Amworth Title Record # 91783
Author: E. F. Benson
Date: 1922-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: copyright data from The Vampire Megapack states that this was originally published in 1920
Synopsis: A woman who had lived in a region of India where there had been an epidemic of vampirism returns to England and brings the curse with her.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1922 Mrs Amworth
Year Language Title
1972 Italian La signora Amworth
1978Translated by Jacques Finné
French Mrs. Amworth
1986Translated by Brigitte Peterka
German Mrs. Amworth

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Hutchinson's Magazine, June 1922 1922-06-00 ed. Editors of Hutchinson's Magazine        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Visible and Invisible 1923-00-00 E. F. Benson Hutchinson   7/6 iii+
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Visible and Invisible 1924-00-00 E. F. Benson George H. Doran     298
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Visible and Invisible 1925-00-00 E. F. Benson Hutchinson   2/6 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1928-09-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   8/6 1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Omnibus of Crime 1929-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Harcourt   $3.00 1177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Omnibus of Crime 1929-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Payson & Clarke     1177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1929-04-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1930-05-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   5/- 1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1930-09-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1931-08-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1932-06-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1933-01-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection, Mystery and Horror 1933-12-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz     1229
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Evening Standard Book of Strange Stories 1934-00-00 ed. uncredited Hutchinson   3/6 1024
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Short Stories of Detection: Part II, Mystery and Horror 1939-07-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Gollancz   6/- 619
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1944-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Modern Library G72 $2.95 xix+
1080
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Famous Fantastic Mysteries, June 1950 1950-06-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger All-Fiction Field, Inc.   $0.25 132
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 Saunders Checkmark
Horror Stories 1961-00-00 ed. uncredited Paul Elek   3/6 255
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  
Stories of the Supernatural 1963-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Macfadden-Bartell 50-170 $0.50 144
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The Vampire 1963-00-00 ed. Valeria Riva, Ornella Volta Neville Spearman     286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Arrow Book of Horror Stories 1965-00-00 ed. uncredited Arrow Books 799 3/6 255
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  
The Unhumans 1965-00-00 ed. Marvin Allen Karp Popular Library SP405 $0.50 141
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 Francisco de Goya Checkmark
Horror Omnibus 1965-00-00 ed. Kurt Singer W. H. Allen   25/- 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Vampire 1965-00-00 ed. Valeria Riva, Ornella Volta Pan Books M112 5/- 316
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 W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
Horror Omnibus 1966-00-00 ed. Kurt Singer Panther 2158 5/- 282
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  
Stories of the Supernatural 1967-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Macfadden-Bartell 50-300 $0.50 144
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Monster Mix 1968-06-00 ed. Robert Arthur Mayflower-Dell 5797 $0.60 284
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 Oscar Liebman Checkmark
Monster Mix 1968-08-00 ed. Robert Arthur Mayflower-Dell 5797 $0.60 284
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
Strange Beasts and Unnatural Monsters 1968-08-00 ed. Philip Van Doren Stern Fawcett Crest R1166 $0.60 224
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 Jerome Podwil Checkmark
The 5th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1970-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Fontana   3/6 189
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  
The Dark of the Soul 1970-00-00 ed. Don Ward Tower Books T0753 $0.75 157
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 Dark Shadows Book of Vampires and Werewolves 1970-08-00 ed. Barnabas Collins, Quentin Collins Paperback Library 63-419 $0.60 156
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  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1971-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Hammond, Hammond & Co. 0-242-78551-4   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stein Checkmark
The 5th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1971-08-00 ed. Mary Danby Fontana      
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  
The Vampire 1972-00-00 ed. Valeria Riva, Ornella Volta Pan Books 0-330-20112-3 £0.30 316
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 Fifth Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1972-01-00 ed. Mary Danby Beagle Books 95199 $0.95 189
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
Galassia #178 1972-11-15 ed. Vittorio Curtoni, Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 178 400 Lit. 176
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Alberto Cavallari  
Fantasy: Shapes of Things Unknown 1974-00-00 ed. Edmund J. Farrell, Thomas E. Gage, John Pfordresher, Raymond J. Rodrigues Scott, Foresman and Company 0-673-03409-7   384
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 Joan Miro Checkmark
The Horror Horn and Other Stories: The Best Horror Stories of E. F. Benson 1974-00-00 E. F. Benson Panther 0-586-04096-X £0.40 205
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Stories of the Supernatural 1974-00-00 ed. Dorothy L. Sayers Manor Books 95313 $ 144
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 Richard Powers  
The 5th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1974-05-00 ed. Mary Danby Fontana 0-00-612346-5 30p 189
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
Open at Your Own Risk 1975-00-00 ed. Joan Kahn Houghton Mifflin 0-395-20718-5   xiii+
506
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Dracula Book of Great Vampire Stories 1977-00-00 ed. Leslie Shepard Citadel Press 0-8065-0565-6 $10.00 269
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1977-00-00 ed. Phyllis Fraser, Herbert A. Wise Book Club Associates CN 4361   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Terrors, Torments and Traumas 1978-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6600-9 $6.95 160
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Judith K. Leeds Checkmark
La chambre dans la tour 1978-00-00 E. F. Benson Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque - Fantastique (2ème série) #7) 2-7024-0728-5   249
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 Dracula Book of Great Vampire Stories 1978-03-00 ed. Leslie Shepard Jove / HBJ 0-515-04506-3 $1.95 316
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 Rowena Morrill Checkmark
Lurking Shadows 1979-09-00 ed. Christopher Lee, Michel Parry W. H. Allen 0-491-02289-1 £5.95 157
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Campfire Chillers 1980-00-00 ed. E. M. Freeman East Woods Press 0-914788-23-X   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.
anth  
Tales from Beyond the Grave 1982-00-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-1798-4 £2.99 377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mick Brownfield Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £4.95 607
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 Steve Crisp Checkmark
Campfire Chillers 1984-00-00 ed. E. M. Freeman East Woods Press 0-914788-23-X $7.95 190
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.
anth Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Viking UK 0-670-81034-7 £10.95 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Tale of the Empty House and Other Ghost Stories 1986-11-00 E. F. Benson Black Swan 0-552-99222-4 £3.95 xi+
232
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 Julek Heller Checkmark
Der letzte Kuß 1986-12-00 ed.
Michael Görden?Michael Goerden
Bastei Lübbe (Phantastische Literatur #72051) 3-404-72051-2 DM 7.80 222
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 Tim White Checkmark
The Dracula Book of Great Vampire Stories 1987-05-00 ed. Leslie Shepard Citadel Press 0-8065-0704-7 £6.95 269
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 Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £5.95 607
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  
Tales from Beyond the Grave 1989-00-00 ed. uncredited Gallery 0-8317-8628-0 $6.98 377
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mick Brownfield  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-870630-94-7 £4.99 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Vampires & Other Horrors 1992-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2 £4.99 541
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1992-11-00 E. F. Benson Robinson 1-85487-110-2 £7.99 xvii+
624
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 Checkmark
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1992-12-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 0-88184-857-3 $10.95 xvi+
624
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  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-00-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-137-0 £5.99 611
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $21.00 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fuseli Checkmark
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1996-00-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0365-2 $12.95 xvii+
624
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 Kathleen M. Lynch , Barnaby Hall Checkmark
Tales of Terror and the Supernatural: A Classic Collection 1996-00-00 ed. uncredited Leopard 1-85891-314-4   [vii]+
611
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1996-11-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 1-85487-110-2 $12.95 xvi+
624
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  
Girls' Night Out: Twenty-Nine Female Vampire Stories 1997-09-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0424-4 $9.98 545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
SFX Presents Classic Vampire Tales 1998-11-00 ed. uncredited SFX     116
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 Hieronymus Bosch Checkmark
Mrs. Amworth 2001-07-00 E. F. Benson Ash-Tree Press 1-55310-018-2 C$56.00 198
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Douglas Walters  
Great Vampire Stories 2002-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 0-7537-0570-2 £6.99 538
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.
anth Checkmark
The Vampire Archives: The Most Complete Volume of Vampire Tales Ever Published 2009-10-00 ed. Otto Penzler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-0-307-47389-9 $25.00 xix+
1034
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 Checkmark
The Vampire Archives: The Most Complete Volume of Vampire Tales Ever Published 2010-06-00 ed. Otto Penzler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC 05-1030 $14.99 xix+
1034
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 Vampire Megapack: 27 Classic Tales 2012-03-23 ed. John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4907-8 $0.99 421
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth S. R. Nicholl Checkmark
Collected Works of E. F. Benson 2012-09-15 E. F. Benson Benediction Classics 978-1-78139-290-4 $49.99 994
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Tooth and Claw: Classic Tales of Vampires and Werewolves 2013-00-00 ed. T. M. Gray, Charles G. Waugh Sam Teddy Publishing      
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 Checkmark
Before Weird Tales: Early 20th Century Stories of Horror and the Supernatural 2013-00-00 ed. Araminta Star Matthews, Charles G. Waugh Sam Teddy Publishing 978-1-935573-59-3 $24.95 428
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 Checkmark
Short Ghost and Horror Collection 019 2013-01-30 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
The E. F. Benson Megapack 2013-03-13 E. F. Benson Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4699-2 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Ghost Stories 2016-10-06 E. F. Benson Vintage (UK) (Vintage Classics) 978-1-78487-190-1 £16.99 xi+
174
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  
Ghost Stories 2016-10-06 E. F. Benson Vintage Digital 978-1-4735-4634-9    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-394-60446-6 $9.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sara Eisenmann Checkmark
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