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Book, the (1930) [Short Story]
by Margaret Irwin Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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An unremarkable middle-aged lawyer discovers a book that seems to mysteriously move about a bookshelf. Written in Latin he begins to translate it, and as he does his perception begins to change and his professional success to grow.

Originally published in The London Mercury, September 1930.

Original title: The Book
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorMind Control

This work is a subwork of the following works :
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      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
     2nd Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories, the (1967) [Anthology]
      Authors: Agatha Christie , W. F. Harvey , Kingsley Amis , Joan Aiken , Lady Eleanor Smith , Elizabeth Walter , May Sinclair , L. P. Hartley , Nigel Kneale , Margaret Irwin , Norman Watson , Hjalmar Bergman

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