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List of fantasy story collections

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Some notable fantasy short story collections, in alphabetical order by title (some of these collections may also include some science-fiction stories):

Contents

A

  • And Walk Now Gently Through the Fire by R. A. Lafferty et al.
  • Apocalypses (two novellas) by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Avram Davidson Treasury by Avram Davidson
  • B

  • The Back Door of History by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Barnum Museum by Steven Millhauser
  • Best Ghost Stories of J. S. Lefanu by Sheridan Le Fanu
  • The Best of Avram Davidson by Avram Davidson
  • The Best Tales of Hoffmann by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • The Bible Repairman by Tim Powers
  • The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
  • The Book of Fritz Leiber by Fritz Leiber
  • The Book of Wonder by Lord Dunsany
  • C

  • Carnacki the Ghost-Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  • The Castle of Crossed Destinies (two novellas) by Italo Calvino
  • Changing Planes by Le Ursula K. Guin
  • The Collected Fantasies of Avram Davidson by Avram Davidson
  • Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
  • an omnibus of all eight volumes of Borges' fiction (which is entirely short stories)
  • The Compass Rose by Le Ursula K. Guin
  • The Compleat Traveller in Black a.k.a. The Compleat Traveller in Black by John Brunner
  • Complete Fairy Tales by George MacDonald
  • Complete Fairy Tales by Oscar Wilde
  • The Compleat Traveller in Black a.k.a. The Compleat Traveller in Black by John Brunner
  • Cinderella
  • D

  • Dark Carnival a.k.a. The Small Assassin by Ray Bradbury
  • The Darrell Schweitzer Megapack by Darrell Schweitzer
  • The Day It Rained Forever a.k.a. A Medicine for Melancholy by Ray Bradbury
  • The Devils in the Details by James Blaylock and Tim Powers
  • Does Anyone Else Have Something Further to Add? by R. A. Lafferty
  • A Dreamer's Tales by Lord Dunsany
  • Driving Blind by Ray Bradbury
  • The Dying Earth a.k.a. Mazirian the Magician by Jack Vance
  • E

  • The Early Lafferty by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Early Lafferty II by R. A. Lafferty
  • Echoes of the Goddess by Darrell Schweitzer
  • Eight Fantasms and Magics by Jack Vance
  • Elementals by A. S. Byatt
  • The Emperor of the Ancient Word and Other Fantastic Stories by Darrell Schweitzer
  • F

  • Fancies and Goodnights by John Collier
  • Fantasy Pieces in Callot's Manner by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • Fifty-One Tales a.k.a. The Food of Death by Lord Dunsany
  • Fireworks by Angela Carter
  • The Food of Death a.k.a. Fifty-One Tales by Lord Dunsany
  • The Fortunes of Brak by John Jakes
  • Four Stories by R. A. Lafferty
  • Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
  • From the Realm of Morpheus by Steven Millhauser
  • G

  • The Ghosts of Manacle by Charles G. Finney
  • The Ghosts of the Heaviside Layer, and Other Fantasms by Lord Dunsany
  • Giant Bones a.k.a. The Magician of Karakosk by Peter S. Beagle
  • The Gods of Pegana by Lord Dunsany
  • The Golden Apples of the Sun by Ray Bradbury
  • Golden Gate and Other Stories by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Golden Pot and Other Tales by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • Golden Wings and Other Stories by William Morris
  • The Great World and the Small: More Tales of the Ominous and Magical by Darrell Schweitzer
  • Green Magic by Jack Vance
  • H

  • The Harold Shea Tales by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
  • collected in The Incomplete Enchanter, Wall of Serpents, The Compleat Enchanter, The Complete Compleat Enchanter, The Enchanter Reborn, The Exotic Enchanter, and The Mathematics of Magic: The Enchanter Stories of L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
  • Heart of Stone, Dear and Other Stories by R. A. Lafferty
  • Heroes and Horrors by Fritz Leiber
  • Heroes in the Wind by Robert E. Howard
  • I

  • I Sing the Body Electric by Ray Bradbury
  • The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
  • In a Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu
  • In For a Penny by James Blaylock
  • In the Penny Arcade by Steven Millhauser
  • Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
  • Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  • Iron Tears by R. A. Lafferty
  • J

  • John the Balladeer by Manly Wade Wellman
  • The Jorkens Tales by Lord Dunsany (many but not all are fantasies)
  • collected in The Travel Tales of Mr. Joseph Jorkens, Jorkens Remembers Africa, Jorkens Has a Large Whiskey, The Fourth Book of Jorkens, Jorkens Borrows Another Whiskey, and The Last Book of Jorkens
  • K

  • Kai Lung Beneath the Mulberry Tree by Ernest Bramah
  • Kai Lung: Six by Ernest Bramah
  • The King in the Tree (three novellas) by Steven Millhauser
  • The Knight and Knave of Swords by Fritz Leiber
  • The Knife Thrower and Other Stories by Steven Millhauser
  • L

  • The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke
  • Lafferty in Orbit by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Last Book of Wonder a.k.a. Tales of Wonder by Lord Dunsany
  • Limekiller by Avram Davidson
  • The Line Between by Peter S. Beagle
  • Little Black Book of Stories by A. S. Byatt
  • Little Kingdoms (three novellas) by Steven Millhauser
  • Little Wizard Stories of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  • Living With the Dead (The Tale of Old Corpsenberg) by Darrell Schweitzer
  • Long After Midnight by Ray Bradbury
  • M

  • The Machineries of Joy by Ray Bradbury
  • Madame Crowl's Ghost and Other Tales of Mystery by Sheridan LeFanu
  • The Magician of Karakosk a.k.a. Giant Bones by Peter S. Beagle
  • The Man Who Ate the Phoenix by Lord Dunsany
  • The Man Who Made Models and Other Stories by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
  • Mazirian the Magician a.k.a. The Dying Earth by Jack Vance
  • The Meaning of Life and Other Awesome Cosmic Revelations by Darrell Schweitzer
  • A Medicine for Melancholy a.k.a. The Day It Rained Forever by Ray Bradbury
  • Mischief Malicious (And Murder Most Strange) by R. A. Lafferty
  • N

  • Necromancies and Netherworlds: Uncanny Stories by Darrell Schweitzer and Jason Van Hollander
  • Night Moves and Other Stories by Tim Powers
  • Nightscapes: Tales of the Ominous and Magical by Darrell Schweitzer
  • Nine Hundred Grandmothers by R. A. Lafferty
  • Novelties & Souvenirs by John Crowley
  • Numbers in the Dark by Italo Calvino
  • O

  • The October Country by Ray Bradbury
  • One More for the Road by Ray Bradbury
  • Or All the Seas with Oysters by Avram Davidson
  • The Other Nineteenth Century by Avram Davidson
  • P

  • The Panic Hand by Jonathan Carroll
  • Poems and Stories by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Poems in Prose by Oscar Wilde
  • Promontory Goats by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Purple Pterodactyls by L. Sprague de Camp
  • Q

  • Quicker Than the Eye by Ray Bradbury
  • Qfwfq short-story series by Italo Calvino
  • collected in Cosmicomics and t zero (but Numbers in the Dark also contains some Qfwfq stories)
  • R

  • R is for Rocket by Ray Bradbury
  • The Redward Edward Papers by Avram Davidson
  • Refugees from an Imaginary Country by Darrell Schweitzer
  • The Reluctant Shaman and Other Fantastic Tales by L. Sprague de Camp
  • The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche by Peter S. Beagle
  • Ringing Changes by R. A. Lafferty
  • S

  • The Serpent Bride by K.V. Johansen
  • S is for Space by Ray Bradbury
  • The Second Book of Fritz Leiber by Fritz Leiber
  • Sekenre: The Book of the Sorcerer by Darrell Schweitzer
  • Shadows & Light: Tales of Lost Kingdoms Edited by Alva J. Roberts
  • Slightly Off Center by Neal Barrett
  • Slippery and Other Stories by R. A. Lafferty
  • The Small Assassin a.k.a. Dark Carnival by Ray Bradbury
  • Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
  • Snake in His Bosom and Other Stories by R. A. Lafferty
  • Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
  • Strange Doings by R. A. Lafferty
  • Strange Itineraries by Tim Powers
  • Strange Seas and Shores by Avram Davidson
  • Sugar and Other Stories by A. S. Byatt
  • The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories by Lord Dunsany
  • Swords Against Death by Fritz Leiber
  • Swords Against Wizardry by Fritz Leiber
  • Swords and Deviltry by Fritz Leiber
  • Swords and Ice Magic by Fritz Leiber
  • Swords in the Mist by Fritz Leiber
  • T

  • Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Tales from Gavagan's Bar by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
  • Tales from the Perilous Realm by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Tales of E. T. A. Hoffmann by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • Tales of God and Men cycle by Lord Dunsany
  • comprises The Gods of Pegana, Time and the Gods, The Sword of Welleran, A Dreamer's Tales, The Book of Wonder, Fifty-One Tales (a.k.a. The Food of Death), The Last Book of Wonder, and Tales of Three Hemispheres
  • Tales of Hoffmann by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • Tales of Three Hemispheres by Lord Dunsany
  • Tales of Wonder a.k.a. The Last Book of Wonder by Lord Dunsany
  • Thirteen Phantasms by James Blaylock
  • Through Elegant Eyes: Stories of Austro and the Men Who Know Everything by R. A. Lafferty
  • Time and the Gods by Lord Dunsany
  • Tom O'Bedlam's Night Out and Other Strange Excursions by Darrell Schweitzer
  • The Toynbee Convector by Ray Bradbury
  • Transients and Other Disquieting Stories by Darrell Schweitzer
  • The Tritonian Ring and Other Pusadian Tales by L. Sprague de Camp
  • U

  • Unfinished Tales by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • V

  • Viriconium Nights by M. John Harrison
  • W

  • The Wallet of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah
  • The Watcher and Other Stories by Italo Calvino
  • We Are All Legends by Darrell Schweitzer
  • What Strange Stars and Skies by Avram Davidson
  • Whimsical Tales of Douglas Jerrold by Douglas Jerrold
  • Y

  • Young Thongor by Lin Carter
  • Z

    Novels and science-fiction short-story collections should not be included here: they have their own lists.

    References

    List of fantasy story collections Wikipedia


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