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Boomerang (1931) [Short Story]
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A love triangle develops deep in the Borneo jungle between Thring, his wife Rhona, and his business partner Macy. To get his own back Thring devises a diabolical scheme while Macy is bedbound with malaria - involving a local breed of giant earwig being placed near to one of Macy's ears...!

First published in Switch on the Light (1931) Selwyn & Blount.

Also appears in:

  • A Century of Creepy Stories, (1934) Hutchinson
  • The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories, (1960) Pan
  • Creepy Stories, (1994) Bracken

Original title: Boomerang
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorPsychological Horror

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Second Pan Book of Horror Stories, the (1960) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Agatha Christie , H. G. Wells , Stanley Ellin , Philip MacDonald , Geoffrey Household , Carl Stephenson , William Sansom , Oscar Cook , George Langelaan , Guy Preston , Vernon Routh , Stephen Hall

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