in Primary

76.17

“Trial of the Warlock.” Playboy, December, 121-24, 126, 132, 232, 235-36, 240, 243-44, 246, 249-52, 254, 256. Screenplay adaptation of J.K. Huysmans’s 1891 novel, Lá-Bas. Playboy gave “Warlock” its annual award for best major work in fiction; it tied with an excerpt from Kurt Vonnegut’s Slapstick. Rpt: Playboy Stories: The Best of Forty Years of Short Fiction, edited by Alice K. Turner. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1993.