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Evening Primrose (1940) [Short Story]
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Wishing to escape the cruel outside world, a sensitive poet decides to spend the rest of his life hidden away in Bracey's Giant Emporium, a large New York department store. Much to his surprise, he soon discovers an unusual society already established there.

Original title: Evening Primrose
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumor

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Fancies and Goodnights (1951) [Collection]
      Author: John Collier
     Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories for Late at Night (1961) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Ray Bradbury , Roald Dahl , William Hope Hodgson , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Frank Belknap Long , Henry Slesar , John Collier , Evelyn Waugh , Margaret Millar , Brett Halliday , Pauline C. Smith , Jerome Bixby , Robert Arthur , Philip MacDonald , Will F. Jenkins , George Langelaan , John B. L. Goodwin , Ruth Chatterton , Cyril Hume , Gouverneur Morris , Edward L. Perry , Margaret Ronan , Robert Trout
     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


  • Broadcast on BBC Radio, 3 January 1946

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