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The Monkey's Paw and Other Tales of Mystery and the Macabre

The Monkey's Paw and Other Tales of Mystery and the Macabre
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Books of Horror - The Classics (34 items)
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Published 7 years, 2 months ago 12 comments

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Description: Amazon.com Review Many people have encountered the story "The Monkey's Paw," anthologized nearly 70 times in horror collections alone. Most do not know, however, that its author, W.W. Jacobs, was an immensely popular writer from the 1890s through the Second World War, selling many tens of thousands of copies of his 13 short story collections. His craftsmanship was admired by such authors as G.K. Chesterton and Evelyn Waugh. Jacobs mostly wrote humorous short stories about humble seafaring folk, but "The Monkey's Paw" is by no means his only tale of the macabre. This collection contains 18 stories with sub ... (more)
Manufacturer: Academy Chicago Publishers
Release date: 30 August 2005
ISBN-10 : 0897334418 | ISBN-13: 9780897334419
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