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Damned Thing, the (1893) [Short Story]
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In a rural neighbourhood at a coroner’s inquisition a city reporter tells of the strange and gruesome fate that befell the deceased man while out hunting.

Originally published in Tales from New York Town Topics, 7 December 1893.

Original title: The Damned Thing
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorMonsters

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Famous Ghost Stories (1944) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Rudyard Kipling , Ambrose Bierce , Algernon Blackwood , August Derleth , Isak Dinesen , W. F. Harvey , Saki , W. W. Jacobs , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , Richard Middleton , Oliver Onions , E. F. Benson , Thorp McClusky , Mark Schorer , Brander Matthews
     Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Bar the Doors (1946) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ambrose Bierce , H. G. Wells , August Derleth , F. Marion Crawford , Wilbur Daniel Steele , Alfred Noyes , Alexander Woollcott , Peter Fleming , McKnight Malmar , DuBose Heyward , Martin Armstrong , Samuel Hopkins Adams , Margaret Irwin
     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
     Popular Fiction: An Anthology (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Stephen King , Agatha Christie , H. P. Lovecraft , Louisa May Alcott , Isaac Asimov , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Edgar Rice Burroughs , Arthur Conan Doyle , Robert A. Heinlein , Dorothy L. Sayers , Mary Shelley , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , William Gibson , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Jack London , Tanith Lee , Octavia E. Butler , Samuel R. Delany , Dashiell Hammett , Raymond Chandler , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Ian Fleming , Rosamunde Pilcher , Louis L'Amour , Marcia Muller , Mary Roberts Rinehart , Max Brand , Walter Mosley , Tony Hillerman , Janet Dailey , Rafael Sabatini , Baroness Orczy , H. Rider Haggard , Jayne Ann Krentz , Horace Walpole , Elizabeth Gaskell , Kathleen E. Woodiwiss , Zane Grey , Ray B. Browne , John G. Cawelti , Arthur Asa Berger , Linda Barlow Krentz , Gail Landsman , Ernest Mandel , Jane Tompkins
     Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories, the (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Charles Dickens , Ambrose Bierce , Arthur Conan Doyle , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , D. H. Lawrence , Edith Nesbit , Alexander Pushkin , Walter Scott , Oscar Wilde , Wilkie Collins , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Honoré de Balzac , William Makepeace Thackeray , Guy de Maupassant , W. F. Harvey , Saki , W. W. Jacobs , James Hogg , Hugh Walpole , Mary Elizabeth Braddon , Elizabeth Gaskell , Edward Bulwer-Lytton , Perceval Landon , Richard Harris Barham , Amelia B. Edwards , Violet Hunt , Claude Askew , Alice Askew , R. S. Hawker , John Lang , Howard Pease

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