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The Monkey’s Paw

the monkey's pawThis is our first Halloween month on xpressenglish.com, so today we are bringing you “The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs. This is one of the most famous horror stories of all time. It was first published in 1902, and has since appeared in many different forms such as live plays, movies, TV shows, radio plays, books, s and cartoons (including a !). But first a word of advice. If you haven’t read “The Monkey’s Paw” before, don’t try to do it now if you are at home alone on a dark and stormy night !!!

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