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Monkey, the (1980) [Novelette]
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A toy windup monkey has a secret. Every time it hits its cymbals together somebody dies, and Hal Shelburn just can't get rid of it.

First Published in Gallery, November 1980.

Reprinted in:

  • Skeleton Crew, Putnam 1985
  • The Dark Descent, ed. David G. Hartwell, Tor 1987
  • Modern Masters of Horror (1988)
  • The Mammoth Book of Short Horror Novels, ed. Mike Ashley, Robinson 1988 Nouvelles, Presses Pocket 1990
  • The Dark Descent: The Medusa in the Shield, ed. David G. Hartwell, Grafton 1990
  • The Dark Descent #2: The Medusa in the Shield, ed. David G. Hartwell, Tor 1991
  • Horrorstory Volume Three, ed. Karl Edward Wagner, Underwood-Miller 1992

Original title: The Monkey
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorThe occult and Supernatural

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Modern Masters of Horror (1981) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stephen King , Robert R. McCammon , Ramsey Campbell , William F. Nolan , Robert Bloch , Richard Laymon , Felice Picano , Graham Masterton , Gahan Wilson , Gary Brandner , William H. Hallahan , Davis Grubb , John Coyne , George A. Romero , Jere Cunningham
     Skeleton Crew (1985) [Collection]
      Author: Stephen King
     Dark Descent, the (1987) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Stephen King , Charles Dickens , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , Edith Nesbit , Edith Wharton , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Tanith Lee , Thomas M. Disch , Algernon Blackwood , Ramsey Campbell , Robert W. Chambers , Charles L. Grant , Fritz Leiber , Robert Bloch , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Richard Matheson , Theodore Sturgeon , Joyce Carol Oates , Gene Wolfe , Flannery O'Connor , Michael Bishop , Manly Wade Wellman , Joanna Russ , Karl Edward Wagner , John Collier , Ivan Turgenev , Michael Shea , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Dennis Etchison , Walter de la Mare , Lucy Lane Clifford , Fitz-James O'Brien , Robert Aickman , Russell Kirk , Oliver Onions , Robert Hichens

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