The Well Told Tale

The Monkey's Paw

December 01, 2021 The Well Told Tale Season 1 Episode 99
The Well Told Tale
The Monkey's Paw
Show Notes

This week, we have a classic short story from W. W. Jacobs, the gothic horror classic "The Monkey's Paw."  After its publication in 1902, it captured the public imagination, and was made into a film five times in the first half of the 20th century.  More recently, it provided the inspiration for the Stephen King novel which he said scares him the most, 'Pet Sematary'.  Much like the work it inspired, this Tale still serves as a reminder to be very careful what you wish for...

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