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Achmed Abdullah

Legal name: Romanoff, Alexander Nicholayevitch

Birth place: Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine

Birth date: 12 May 1881

Death date: 12 May 1945

Language: English

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Bibliographic comments: See also under Asia-specific anthologies.

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Novels

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The Mating of the Blades

1920

Library edition: 1920, 1st edition

The James A. McCann Company

No ISBN

Hardcover, 281 pages

Unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Library edition: Digital download from the Internet Archive.

The Achmed Abdullah Megapack

2013

Library edition: April 2013, 1st edition

Wildside Press

ISBN 978-1-4344-4645-9

Digital

$0.99

Notes:

Fiction: Wings  //  Light  //  Fear  //  The Charmed Life  //  Framed at the Benefactors Club  //  Renunciation  //  Poker  //  

The Yellow Wife  //  Bismallah!  //  A Yarkand Survey  //  The Incubus  //  Pro Patria  //  Pell Street Blues  //  The Mystery

of the Talking Idols  //  A Simple Act of Piety  //  Their Own Dear Land  //  The Strong Man  //  Himself to Himself

Enough  //  Interlude  //  An Indian Jataka

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The Second Achmed Abdullah Megapack

2013

Library edition: October 2013, 1st edition

Wildside Press

ISBN

Digital

$0.99

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  •  Same contents as Alien Souls plus two extra stories.

Fiction: The Evening Rice  //  The Hatchetman  //  Feud  //  Reprisal  //  The Home-Coming  //  The Dance on the Hill  //  

The River of Hate  //  The Soul of a Turk  //  Morituri  //  The Jester  //  The Strength of the Little Thin Thread  //  Grafter

and Master Grafter  //  The Logical Tale of the Four Camels  //  The Two-Handed Sword  //  Black Poppies  //  The

Perfect Way  //  Tao

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Fear and Other Stories from the Pulps

2005

<  August 2005, 1st edition

Wildside Press

ISBN 1-59224-233-2

Hardcover, 228 pages

$35.00

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Darrell Schweitzer.

Fiction: Fear  //  Light  //   The Charmed Life  //  Framed at the Benefactors Club  //  Bismallah!  //  The Yellow Wife  //  A

Yarkand Survey

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Wings: Tales of the Psychic

1920

Library edition: 1920, 1st edition

The James A. McCann Company

No ISBN

Hardcover, 239 pages

Unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Library edition: Digital download from the Internet Archive.

Fiction: Wings  //  Disappointment  //  To Be Accounted For  //  Tartar  //  Renunciation  //  Krishnavana, Destroyer of

Souls  //  That Haunting Thing  //  The Man Who Lost Castle  //  Silence  //  Khizir  //  Fear  //  Light

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Night Drums

1921

<  1921, 1st edition

The James A. McCann Company

No ISBN

Hardcover, 329 pages

Unknown cover price

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The Thief of Bagdad

1924

Library edition: 1924, 1st edition

A. L. Burt Company

No ISBN

Hardcover, 310 pages

Unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Novelization of the film with a screenplay by Elton Thomas, based on a short story version by Lotta Woods.

  •  Library edition: Digital download from the Internet Archive.

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The Year of the Wood Dragon

1926

<  1926, 1st edition

Brentano’s

No ISBN

Hardcover, 249 pages

Unknown cover price

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Flower of the Gods

with Anthony Abbot (Fulton Oursler)

1936

<  1936, 1st edition

Green Circle Books

No ISBN

Hardcover, 254 pages

Unknown cover price

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Alien Souls

1922

Library edition: 1922, 1st edition

The James A. McCann Company

No ISBN

Hardcover, 248 pages

Unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Library edition: Digital download from the Internet Archive.

Fiction: Feud  //  Reprisal  //  The Home-Coming  //  The Dance on the Hill  //  The River of Hate  //  The Soul of a Turk  

//  Morituri  //  The Jester  //  The Strength of the Little Thin Thread  //  Grafter and Master Grafter  //  The Logical Tale of

the Four Camels  //  The Two-Handed Sword  //  Black Poppies  //  The Perfect Way  //  Tao

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Steel and Jade

1927

<  1922, 1st edition

George H. Doran

No ISBN

Hardcover, 248 pages

Unknown cover price

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Fiction: The Evening Rice  //  Flower of Deborah's Choosing  //  Godless Man  //  Lute of Jade  //  Matter of Face  //  

Musa-of-the-Seven-Goats  //  Mustaffa-of-the-Tricks  //  Roads of His Feet  //  The Tale the Drum Told  //  The Way of

the Grey Hills  //  When My Caravan Comes In  //  The Woman of the Benni Fukara

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The Honourable Gentleman and Others

1919

Library edition: 1919, 1st edition

Putnam

No ISBN

Hardcover, 286 pages

Unknown cover price

Notes:

  •  Library edition: Digital download from the Internet Archive.

Fiction: The Honourable Gentleman  //  The Hatchetman  //  A Pell Street Spring Song  //  Cobbler's Wax  //  After His

Kind  //  A Simple Act of Piety  //  Himself, to Himself Enough

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Mysteries of Asia

1935

<  March 1935, 1st edition

Philip Allan

No ISBN

Hardcover, 256 pages

Unknown cover price

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Fiction: The Magic of the Cannibal  //  Sacrifice to the Black One  //  Serpent Gold  //  Mystery and a Mannikin  //  The

Death Beam  //  Mermen of Sulaiman  //  The Dark Bungalow Ghost  //  The Krait  //  Her Blood for Hindu Goddess  //  

The Haunted Carpet  //  The Ghosts of Rau Samandar  //  The Magic Horse of Afghan Glens  //  The Human Oil Curse  

//  The Ebon Well  //  Ghostly Inheritance

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