Monkey's Paw, The

Monkey’s Paw, The

short story in which mangled son is brought back to life as is to greedy, foolish old couple with three wishes. [Brit. Lit.: Benét, 511]
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English short-story writer best known for his classic horror story Monkey's Paw, The (1902).