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Title: The Human Chair Title Record # 94783
Author: Edogawa Rampo
Date: 1956-00-00
Variant Title of:
人間椅子?Ningen Isu
(by
江戸川乱歩?Edogawa Rampo
) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Possibly doesn't qualify as speculative, but is a genre story because it's been published in a genre context. The idea of living in a chair is bizarre, but that's the most fantastic thing about the story.
Synopsis: A master furniture maker constructs a chair in which he can conceal himself, and lives there for a long time.
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Current Tags: fantasy (1), eerie (1), realism (1)

Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination 1956-00-00 Edogawa Rampo Charles E. Tuttle     xii+
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.
coll M. Kuwata  
Tales for a Rainy Night 1961-00-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Holt, Rinehart and Winston     285
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales for a Rainy Night 1962-09-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Crest Books / Fawcett Publications D557 $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  
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1966-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books 1634 5/- 320
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 Josh Kirby  
Tales for a Rainy Night 1967-00-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Dennis Dobson      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales for a Rainy Night 1969-00-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Fawcett Gold Medal R2114 $0.60 192
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
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Pinnacle Books P138Z $1.25 380
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
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 0-450-01297-2 0.40 320
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Tales for a Rainy Night 1973-09-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Fawcett Gold Medal M2806 $0.95 192
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 Devil's Kisses 1976-07-00 ed. Linda Lovecraft Corgi Books 0-552-10211-3 0.60 173
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  
My Favorite Horror Story 2000-10-00 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1166) 0-88677-914-6 $6.99 xvi+
303
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 Koeveks Checkmark
My Favorite Horror Story 2004-05-00 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 0-7434-8740-0 $12.95 367
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 John Howe  
My Favorite Horror Story 2007-00-00 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg MJF Books 978-1-56731-905-7   xiv+
258
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ilona Wellmann Checkmark
My Favorite Horror Story 2007-11-25 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 1-59687-199-7 $12.95 384
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  
Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination 2011-06-07 Edogawa Rampo Tuttle Publishing 978-1-4629-0061-9 $15.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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