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Shipshape Home (1952) [Short Story]
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Ruth and her husband have had an amazing find. A fully furnished apartment, clean, with no visible problems for rent at less than half of the going rate for another half as good.

Ruth's husband is happy enough, but Ruth begins to notice odd things about the janitor. His leer, as if he's eager about something when he looks in her direction is one thing. But there's the thing about the back of his head too, and that's the worst of all. Then she finds the door in the basement...

Originally published in the Galaxy, July 1952.

Original title: Shipshape Home
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorror

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Omnibus of Science Fiction, the (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , H. P. Lovecraft , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Jack London , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , A.E. van Vogt , Jack Vance , Fletcher Pratt , Damon Knight , Murray Leinster , Richard Matheson , Eric Frank Russell , Theodore Sturgeon , John D. MacDonald , Lewis Padgett , Wyman Guin , Lester del Rey , Raymond F. Jones , Alan E. Nourse , Fredric Brown , A.J. Deutsch , Anthony Boucher , William Tenn , Paul Ernst , David H. Keller , Katherine MacLean , John Leimert , B.F. Ruby , Will H. Gray , David Grinnell , Mark Clifton , Ross Rocklynne , Ann Griffith , R.R. Winterbotham , Ralph Williams , Chester S. Geier , W. Hilton-Young , André Maurois , Ralph Robin , H.B. Fyfe , Robert Abernathy , Peter Phillips
     Born of Man and Woman (1954) [Collection]
      Author: Richard Matheson
     Collected Stories (1989) [Collection]
      Author: Richard Matheson
     Duel (2003) [Collection]
      Author: Richard Matheson

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