Three Tales (Wandrei)

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Three Tales

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Cover of the first edition
Author Howard Wandrei
Cover artist Robert Garcia and Howard Wandrei
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Publisher Fedogan & Bremer
Publication date
1995
Media type Print (paperback)
Pages iii, 48, vi

Three Tales is a collection of three science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by American writer Howard Wandrei. It was released in 1995 by Fedogan & Bremer in an edition of 500 copies. The book was given to guests at the 1995 World Fantasy Convention in order to promote Wandrei's forthcoming collection Time Burial . Two of the stories originally appeared in the magazine Astounding Stories . The other appeared in Weird Tales . The entire contents of the chapbook are included in Time Burial.

Science fiction genre of fiction

Science fiction is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, space exploration, time travel, and extraterrestrial life. Science fiction often explores the potential consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas".

Horror fiction genre of fiction

Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers by inducing feelings of horror and terror. Literary historian J. A. Cuddon defined the horror story as "a piece of fiction in prose of variable length... which shocks, or even frightens the reader, or perhaps induces a feeling of repulsion or loathing". It creates an eerie and frightening atmosphere. Horror is frequently supernatural, though it can be non-supernatural. Often the central menace of a work of horror fiction can be interpreted as a metaphor for the larger fears of a society.

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Charles N. Brown American science fiction editor

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