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Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter (1839) [Short Story]
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Schalken, working late, is visited by a mysterious gentleman, Mynher Vanderhausen. This man requires that Gerard Gouw, who Schalken is studying under, immediately sign a marriage paper between himself and Gouw's niece and ward, Rose Velderkaust - a girl Schalken loves. Who or what is Vanderhausen? And what is to be the ultimate fate of Rose?

First published in the Dublin University Magazine (1839).
Also appears in Gothic Short Stories (2002)

Original title: Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     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
     Gothic Short Stories (2002) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Charles Dickens , Ambrose Bierce , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Walter Scott , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Elizabeth Gaskell , Mary E. Wilkins Freeman , Richard Middleton , William Harrison Ainsworth , E. F. Benson , Unknown Author , Charles Robert Maturin , Nathan Drake , Anne Laetitia Barbauld , Ralph Adams Cram , John Wilson , S. Carleton

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