DEGREES OF FEAR by William I.I.Read. Wales, UK; Sarob Press; 2000. 1st edition hardcover. Another Dennistoun collection comprising a further 8 hilarious adventures of the hapless antiquary Dennistoun and the dons of Usher College. Three of these stories have appeared in small press publications previously, but the remainder are previously unpublished. In these stories Dennistoun and his academic colleagues star at a romantic writer's convention, survive a weird night in Essex, visit a cosmic convention in New England, return some teeth to a very old eastern European nobleman, go off with the faeries, a discover something nasty in the broom cupboard, and the terrible truth behind what really happened at the Usher College Christmas party. "Call of the Tentacle", "The Dentures of Count Usher", "The Montague Fragment", "The Winkile in Inheritance", "King Solomon's Sinkplunger", "The Phantom Pudding", "The Bogle Ring", "Egwisc's Fire", acknowledgements. Limited to 250 numbered copies. Illustrated by Maloret, Nick. First Edition. OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER.