Beyond the Pole


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by Philip M. Fisher
“[Fisher’s] true propensity was for science fiction.” —Sam Moskowitz
Journey into worlds unknown and discover
bizarre happenings in these eleven unforgettable tales.

Encounter a strange race of Sargasso Sea-like weed men; ship out on a vessel that sails into a weird magnetic fog and electrical dampening zone; battle against a madman that can put the world in total darkness; journey by dirigible to the North Pole to investigate strange happenings and more as Black Dog Books presents the first collection of the weird fantasy stories of Philip M. Fisher.

Included are:

  • The Demise of Professor Manried
  • Queer
  • The Strange Case of Lemuel Jenkins
  • The Ship of Silent Men (novelette)
  • The Master of Black (novelette)
  • Into His Work
  • Worlds Within Worlds (short novel)
  • Lights
  • The Devil of the Western Sea (novelette)
  • Fungus Isle (novelette)
  • Beyond the Pole (novelette)
With an introduction by weird fiction authority and anthologist Stefan Dziemianowicz.
Compiled by Gene Christie.
Cover design by Tom Roberts.


Book Details

Title: Beyond the Pole
Author: Philip M. Fisher, Jr.
Genre: Weird Fantasy
ISBN: 978-1-884449-37-6
Price: $24.95 US / Trade paperback / 322 pp.

Additional information

Weight 1.1875 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .8 in

Black Dog Books