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Book Information: Lamb to the Slaughter

Lamb to the Slaughter (1953) [Short Story]
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Mary Maloney, devoted wife and expectant mother, gets some bad news when her husband Patrick gets home from his work at the police station.

Originally published in Harper's Magazine, September 1953.

Original title: Lamb to the Slaughter
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesGeneral

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Best Crime Stories, the (1977) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Edgar Allan Poe , Agatha Christie , Roald Dahl , Arthur Conan Doyle , Dorothy L. Sayers , John Steinbeck , Dick Francis , Wilkie Collins , Dashiell Hammett , Avram Davidson , W. Somerset Maugham , John D. MacDonald , G. K. Chesterton , Helen Nielsen , Margery Allingham , Patricia McGerr , Celia Fremlin , Patrick Quentin , Michael Gilbert , P.D. James , Stanley Ellin , Julian Symons , Christianna Brand , Cornell Woolrich , W. W. Jacobs , Edgar Wallace , Charlotte Armstrong , Henry Holt , George Goodchild , Anthony Berkeley , James Hilton , Robert Arthur , Roy Vickers , Jay Wilson , Anthony Gilbert , Brian Cleeve , Eric Parr , Elizabeth Ferrars , Hugh Pentecost , Mary Kelly , Miles Tripp , John Garforth , Jane Aiken Hodge , James McClure , Ted Willis
     Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected (1990) [Collection]
      Author: Roald Dahl
     Dumped (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: Haruki Murakami , Jane Austen , Roald Dahl , Saul Bellow , Richard Ford , Will Self , Tobias Wolff , Elizabeth Berg , Raymond Carver , William Trevor , Elizabeth Bowen , Lorrie Moore , Alice Munro , Dorothy Parker , Steve Almond , Dallas Angguish , Noah Baumbach , Jo Ann Beard , Bruce Jay Friedman , Roger Hart , Dan O'Brien , Lucinda Rosenfeld , Andre Dubus

Notes:

  • An episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents was based on this story.

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