Monkey's Paw (Oxford Bookworms ELT) (French Edition)
Outside, the night is cold and wet. Inside, the White family sits and waits. Where is their visitor? There is a knock at the door. A man is standing outside in the dark. Their visitor has arrived. The visitor waits. He has been in India for many years. What has he got? He has brought the hand of... show more
Outside, the night is cold and wet. Inside, the White family sits and waits. Where is their visitor? There is a knock at the door. A man is standing outside in the dark. Their visitor has arrived. The visitor waits. He has been in India for many years. What has he got? He has brought the hand of a small, dead animal a monkey's paw. Outside, in the dark, the visitor smiles and waits for the door to open.
Publish date: 2000-08-17
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 30
Edition language: English
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Es fácil entender como esta es considerada como una de las mas épicas historias de terror. No es que la historia de por sí de miedo, es la implicación de lo que un simple deseo puede acarrear. ¿Puede haber algo mas aterrador que la idea de ser capaz de traer a un ser querido de regreso de la muerte ...
so this story reminded me a lot of the episode of buffy where dawn tries to bring their mum back to life. i think if i had read this when it was first published i would've been terrified, and it's interesting to see how the same story has been re-interpreted over the years.don't quite understand why...
What is the most anthologized piece of short horror fiction ever?I'll give you a hint. It is not anything by Poe.That's right. The Monkey's Paw by W. W. Jacob. Say whatever you want about this old warhorse. However, it was often the first real horror story many of us had read. It is responsible for ...
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One of those brilliant tales that had my troop of Girl Guides happily squirming at the bonfire burnt sausage evening. Even Kumbaya couldn't dispel the delightful after-shivers. hahaha