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Chaser, the (1940) [Short Story]
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A young man visits an old dusty shop to buy a love potion.
"I look at it like this," said the old man. "Please a customer with one article, and he will come back when he needs another. Even if it is more costly. He will save up for it, if necessary."

Originally published in The New Yorker, December 28th, 1940.

Original title: The Chaser
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and Mystery
FictionHorrorPsychological Horror

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Fancies and Goodnights (1951) [Collection]
      Author: John Collier
     Fifty Great Short Stories (1952) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Edgar Allan Poe , J. D. Salinger , Rudyard Kipling , William Faulkner , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Ernest Hemingway , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , James Joyce , Alexander Pushkin , Anton Chekhov , John Steinbeck , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Virginia Woolf , Anatole France , Katherine Anne Porter , Joseph Conrad , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Wolfe , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , E.B. White , Carson McCullers , O. Henry , Frank O'Connor , John Collier , Guy de Maupassant , John O'Hara , Katherine Mansfield , Saki , Ring Lardner , Wilbur Daniel Steele , James Thurber , V. S. Pritchett , William Saroyan , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Irwin Shaw , Max Beerbohm , Hector Hugh Munro , Stephen Vincent Benét , Arthur Schnitzler , Clarence Day , Dorothy Parker , Robert M. Coates , Edmund Wilson , George Milburn , H. L. Mencken , Francis Steegmuller
     Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, the (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Ursula K. Le Guin , Charles Dickens , Philip K. Dick , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Alison Lurie , Edith Nesbit , H. G. Wells , Oscar Wilde , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Bernard Malamud , Tanith Lee , Donald Barthelme , Lord Dunsany , Louise Erdrich , Kenneth Grahame , Robert Louis Stevenson , Howard Pyle , Jane Yolen , T.H. White , John Collier , Angela Carter , James Thurber , Joan Aiken , Catherine Sinclair , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Jay Williams , Walter de la Mare , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Mary de Morgan , Lucy Lane Clifford , John Ruskin , Carl Sandburg , Frances Browne , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Richard Hughes , Naomi Mitchison , Jeanne Desy , Richard Kennedy
     50 Greatest Mysteries of All Time, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Ruth Rendell , Edgar Allan Poe , Elmore Leonard , Stephen King , Isaac Asimov , Arthur Conan Doyle , Ernest Hemingway , Edith Wharton , James Gould Cozzens , Harlan Ellison , Jack London , Lawrence Block , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Hardy , Patricia Highsmith , James Ellroy , Wilkie Collins , Robert Bloch , A. A. Milne , O. Henry , Georges Simenon , John Collier , G. K. Chesterton , Sara Paretsky , Evan Hunter , Mickey Spillane , Edward D. Hoch , Stanley Ellin , Clark Howard , Jack Ritchie , Ellery Queen , E.W. Hornung , Thomas Burke , Jacques Futrelle , Frederick Irving Anderson , Melville Davisson Post , Ring Lardner , Ben Ray Redman , James Thurber , Harry Kemelman , Stephen Greenleaf , Robert Barr , Vincent Starrett , Logan Clendening , Barry Perowne , C.P. Donnel, Jr. , Ogden Nash , John E. Gardner , Charles McCarry

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  • IMdb :: Twilight Zone adaptation, 1960

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