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Captain Murderer (1860) [Short Story]
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In this re-telling of "the Blue Beard family," the Captain gets each new wife to roll out a large piece of pastry. Each wife in turn complies, little realizing they will be expected to provide the filling.

First published as "Nurse's Stories" in one of the Uncommercial Traveller sketches in All the Year Round, 8 September 1860; reprinted as Chapter 15 of the 1860 edition of The Uncommercial Traveller.

Original title: Captain Murderer
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Chamber Of Horrors, a (1967) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Charles Dickens , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Graham Greene , Clifford D. Simak , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , M.G. Lewis , John Collier , Evelyn Waugh , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , W. F. Harvey , F. Marion Crawford , John Wyndham , William Sansom , Angus Wilson , Leonid Andreyev , Auguste Comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam , John Lennon , T. F. Powys , Samuel Warren , D. B. Wyndham Lewis
     Little Book of Horrors, the (1992) [Anthology]
      Authors: Charles Dickens , Ambrose Bierce , Roald Dahl , F. Scott Fitzgerald , Franz Kafka , Mark Twain , William Butler Yeats , Joe R. Lansdale , Raymond Chandler , Stephen Gallagher , Robert Bloch , Richard Matheson , Ed Bryant , Martin Gardner , Fredric Brown , Robert T. Kurosaka , Dannie Plachta , Kingsley Amis , Jeffry Scott , Richard Christian Matheson , Jessica Amanda Salmonson , Richard Middleton , Tommaso Landolfi , Jean Cocteau , Lafcadio Hearn , John Lennon , Edward Gorey , William Plomer , Ornella Volta , James Malcolm Rymer , Gina Haldane , W.R. Hodder , Aubrey Davidson , Alistair Sampson , Edward Lauterbach , Priscilla Marron , M.A. Lyon , Liao Chai , Alphonse Allais , Gerald Atkins , K.C. Mann , Gloria Orlick , Arthur L. Samuels , Derek Pell

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