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Boarded Window, the (1889) [Short Story]
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"The Boarded Window" tells the tale of an elderly, taciturn man who lived in a desolate cabin in Ohio, back in the days when Ohio formed a part of America’s western frontier.

Published in the San Francisco Examiner, July 14, 1889. Reprinted in:

  • Chamber of Horrors, ed. Anon., Octopus 1984
  • The Penguin Book of Horror Stories, ed. J. A. Cuddon, Penguin 1984
  • Great Ghost Stories, ed. Betty Ann Schwartz, S&S/Little Simon 1985
  • Realms of Darkness, ed. Mary Danby, Octopus 1985
  • Night Cry Fall 1987
  • Ghosts of the Heartland, ed. Frank D. McSherry, Jr., Charles G. Waugh & Martin H. Greenberg, Rutledge Hill Press 1990
  • Great American Ghost Stories (1991)
  • 100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories, ed. Al Sarrantonio & Martin H. Greenberg, Barnes & Noble 1993
  • Great American Ghost Stories, Volume Two (1993)
  • Tales of Terror and the Supernatural, ed. Anon., Bracken Books 1994
  • Three Tales of Horror, Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce & Robert Louis Stevenson, Penguin 1995
  • Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al, ed. Alan Maitland, Viking Penguin Canada 1996
  • 100 Tiny Tales of Terror, ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan R. Dziemianowicz & Martin H. Greenberg, Barnes & Noble 1996

Original title: The Boarded Window
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories, the (1966) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Agatha Christie , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Roald Dahl , Algernon Blackwood , Saki , Joan Aiken , Elizabeth Bowen , Hugh Walpole , Robert Aickman , L. P. Hartley , Nigel Kneale , Frank Baker
     Great American Ghost Stories, Volume Two (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ambrose Bierce , Oliver Lafarge , Joyce Carol Oates , Michael Cassutt , Talmage Powell , Jack Cady , Seabury Quinn , William Wood , Dahlov Ipcar , Mary Elizabeth Counselman , Arthur J. Burks , Julius Long
     Great American Ghost Stories (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Oliver Lafarge , Harlan Ellison , Donald E. Westlake , Jack L. Chalker , Madeleine L'Engle , Joyce Carol Oates , Donald Hamilton , Mary Higgins Clark , Manly Wade Wellman , Lester del Rey , Nancy Varian Berberick , Michael Cassutt , Talmage Powell , Jack Cady , Burton Kline , Helen R. Hull , Seabury Quinn , Jeff Hecht , Margaret St. Clair , William Wood , Dahlov Ipcar , Mary Elizabeth Counselman , Arthur J. Burks , Julius Long
     100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Mark Twain , Barry N. Malzberg , F. Paul Wilson , Joe R. Lansdale , Ramsey Campbell , David Drake , William F. Nolan , Stephen Crane , Charles L. Grant , William Hope Hodgson , Fritz Leiber , Eric Frank Russell , Robert Sheckley , Avram Davidson , Henry Slesar , Bill Pronzini , Steve Rasnic Tem , Richard Laymon , Ed Gorman , Nancy Holder , Chet Williamson , Manly Wade Wellman , Washington Irving , Mort Castle , Al Sarrantonio , Thomas F. Monteleone , Jack Dann , Donald A. Wollheim , Edward D. Hoch , Saki , James E. Gunn , Daniel Ransom , Richard T. Chizmar , Norman Partridge , Phyllis Eisenstein , Ruth Berman , Juleen Brantingham , Dennis Etchison , Robert Barr , Barry Pain , Melissa Mia Hall , James H. Schmitz , Susan Casper , Gary L. Raisor , E. G. Swain , Sharon Webb , Frances Garfield , Jerome K. Jerome , E. F. Benson , Frank A. Javor , Robert Fox , Bernard Capes
     100 Tiny Tales of Terror (1996) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Edith Nesbit , Harriet Beecher Stowe , F. Paul Wilson , Thomas Ligotti , Poppy Z. Brite , Joe R. Lansdale , Ramsey Campbell , August Derleth , David Drake , Leigh Brackett , William F. Nolan , Fritz Leiber , Clark Ashton Smith , Frank Belknap Long , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Eric Frank Russell , Theodore Sturgeon , Brian M. Stableford , John Shirley , Melanie Tem , Steve Rasnic Tem , Richard Laymon , Nancy Holder , Lucy Taylor , Brian Hodge , Chet Williamson , Douglas Clegg , Darrell Schweitzer , Manly Wade Wellman , Karl Edward Wagner , Nancy A. Collins , Tina L. Jens , David B. Silva , Guy de Maupassant , Kim Newman , Fred Chappell , T.E.D. Klein , Donald A. Wollheim , W. F. Harvey , Saki , F. Marion Crawford , W.C. Morrow , Anthony Boucher , Richard T. Chizmar , Norman Partridge , Dennis Etchison , Donald R. Burleson , David Langford , Hugh B. Cave , Joel Lane , W. W. Jacobs , Robert Barr , Barry Pain , Maurice Level , Kirk Mashburn , William Browning Spencer , Fitz-James O'Brien , Henry S. Whitehead , Carl Jacobi , Richard Middleton , Seabury Quinn , Mary Elizabeth Counselman , Gertrude Atherton , Vincent O'Sullivan , Nicholas Royle , Jerome K. Jerome , E. F. Benson , Vernon Lee , Auguste Comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam , Thomas Wiloch , E. Hoffmann Price , John Bender , Les Daniels , Howard Wandrei , Ralph Adams Cram , Donald E. Keyhoe , Bernard Capes , J.U. Giesy , Ingulphus , Stefan Grabinski , Willis Knapp Jones , Grace M. Campbell , William R. Stotler , D.E. LeRoss , Robert Peery , Louise Van De Verg

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