"A Criminal Star"is a short story by Bram Stoker. It was first published in 1908 in Stoker's second collection of short stories Snowbound: The Record of a Theatrical Touring Party, Collier & Co., London. In 1990 it appeared in Midnight Tales, Peter Owen Publishers, London.
In his book Midnight Tales Peter Haining claimed that this story appeared in October 1904 in Collier's Magazine (New York). However, a careful search has shown that "A Criminal Star" was not published in that magazine.
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