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Mr. Dombey, the Zombie (1951) [Short Story]
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"Mr. Dombey, the zombie, took the 8:10 train every morning of the working week. On the way to London he read a newspaper, carefully digesting the spate of words so that its essence might be spewed up again in a form acceptable to his hounsi."

Originally broadcast on the BBC in 1951.

Published in Black Water 2.

Original title: Mr. Dombey, the Zombie
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorMonsters

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (1990) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , George Bernard Shaw , Arthur Conan Doyle , F. Scott Fitzgerald , V.S. Naipaul , Kenzaburo Oe , Luigi Pirandello , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Günter Grass , Bernard Malamud , Joseph Conrad , Gabriel García Márquez , Mervyn Peake , Rohinton Mistry , Margaret Atwood , Boris Vian , Herman Melville , E.B. White , Yevgeny Zamyatin , A. S. Byatt , T.H. White , James Stephens , Isabel Allende , Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Jerome Bixby , Philip MacDonald , Elizabeth Bowen , Friedrich Dürrenmatt , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Conrad Aiken , Yehuda Amichai , Robert Aickman , William Goyen , Julian Barnes , Elizabeth Taylor , John D. Beresford , May Sinclair , William Sansom , Elizabeth Spencer , Hortense Calisher , Wolfgang Hildesheimer , Tommaso Landolfi , Mircea Eliade , Grace Amundson , Hanns Heinz Ewers , Dorothy K. Haynes , Amos Tutuola , Angus Wilson , Liliana Heker , Antonia White , Ann Bridge , Joyce Marshall , Ethel Wilson , Leon Rooke , Alfonso Reyes , Timothy Findley , Geoffrey Drayton , Satyajit Ray , Lion Feuchtwanger , Peter Green , Eric P. McCormack , Brett Balon , Ben Hecht

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