The Exigent Shadow

THE EXIGENT SHADOW & OTHER STRANGE OBSESSIONS
by Catulle Mendes
introduced & adapted by Brian Stableford

cover by Daniele Serra


Introduction
The Man in the Green Caravan
The Pond
The Amorous Child
The Bouquet of Forget-me-Nots
The Unexpected
Wedding Night
The Guest
Possessed
The Arsonist
The Flute-Player
The Tearful Day
The Chaste Town
56 Rue des Filles-Dieu
The Exigent Shadow
The Village near the Road
Fear on the Island
The Reflection, the Odor, the Flame and the Image
The Portrait on the Empty Wall
Effects without Causes
The Curious Adventure of a Hat
The Gratitude of a Trumpet
Official Record of an Interrogation
The Tears that do not know what to Mourn