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Specialty of the House, the (1948) [Short Story]
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A man is invited by his employer to a private gastronomic club where its eccentric owner is renowned in private circles for a nearly addictive dish made from the rarest lamb.

Originally published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, May 1948.

Original title: The Specialty of the House
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     3rd Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories, the (1968) [Anthology]
      Authors: Rudyard Kipling , H. P. Lovecraft , Roald Dahl , Henry James , August Derleth , H. Russell Wakefield , Stanley Ellin , David Ely , R. Chetwynd-Hayes , John D. Beresford , E. F. Benson , R. C. Cook
     Gourmet Crook Book, the (1976) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Agatha Christie , Ray Bradbury , Roald Dahl , Dick Francis , Patricia Highsmith , Daphne du Maurier , Eric Ambler , Michael Gilbert , Stanley Ellin , Julian Symons , Tony Wilmot , Christianna Brand , William P. McGivern , Edgar Lustgarten , Leslie Charteris , Josephine Bell , Dennis Wheatley , Herbert Harris , Stephen D. Frances , James Pattinson , Gladys Mitchell , Rhona Petrie
     50 Greatest Mysteries of All Time, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Aldous Huxley , Ruth Rendell , Edgar Allan Poe , Elmore Leonard , Stephen King , Isaac Asimov , Arthur Conan Doyle , Ernest Hemingway , Edith Wharton , James Gould Cozzens , Harlan Ellison , Jack London , Lawrence Block , Lord Dunsany , Thomas Hardy , Patricia Highsmith , James Ellroy , Wilkie Collins , Robert Bloch , A. A. Milne , O. Henry , Georges Simenon , John Collier , G. K. Chesterton , Sara Paretsky , Evan Hunter , Mickey Spillane , Edward D. Hoch , Stanley Ellin , Clark Howard , Jack Ritchie , Ellery Queen , E.W. Hornung , Thomas Burke , Jacques Futrelle , Frederick Irving Anderson , Melville Davisson Post , Ring Lardner , Ben Ray Redman , James Thurber , Harry Kemelman , Stephen Greenleaf , Robert Barr , Vincent Starrett , Logan Clendening , Barry Perowne , C.P. Donnel, Jr. , Ogden Nash , John E. Gardner , Charles McCarry

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