Weird Fiction in France

A Showcase Anthology of its Origins and Development
Edited & translated by Brian Stableford

Cover by Mike Hoffman

One o’Clock; or, The Vision by Charles Nodier (1806)
The Delation by S. Henry Berthoud (1826)
The Amorous Revenant by Théophile Gautier (1836)
The Diamond in the Grass by Xavier Forneret (1840)
The Magnetized Corpse by Jules Janin (1845)
Red Wine and White Wine by Erckmann-Chatrian (1849)
The Green Monster by Gérard de Nerval 1849
Knightshade by Paul Féval (1860)
A Spider’s Revenge by Jules Lermina (1861)
Psylla, the Gold-Eater by X. B. Saintine (1864)
Claire Lenoir by Auguste Villiers de L’Isle-Adam (1867)
Doctor Quid by Jules Hoche (1878)
The Serpent-Flower by Judith Gautier (1882)
Wedding Night by Catulle Mendès (1885)
Ellen’s Spirit by Alphonse Allais (1885)
Le Horla by Guy de Maupassant (1887)
The Egregore by Jean Lorrain (1887)
The Double Man by Marcel Schwob (1890)
Leslie Wood by Anatole France (1892)
The Dark Angel by Gaston Danville (1892)
The Pensive Lady by Remy de Gourmont (1894)
The Plague-Man by Jean Richepin (1895)
The Great Flower by May Armand Blanc (1899)
Lucie’s Persistence by Frédéric Boutet (1903)
The Saurienne by Renée Vivien (1904)
Sonia’s Soul by Gabriel de Lautrec (1906)
The Archangel in the Cabaret by Lucie Delarue-Mardrus (1906)