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The Lamp [Short Story]

by Agatha Christie

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Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories. Thirty years ago, a house was inhabited by a man and his young son. One day the man traveled to London, was recognized as a criminal, and shot himself. What ever happened to the boy?
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Short story about a woman (Mrs. Raddish) who moves into a house that is said to be haunted, with her little boy Geoffrey, and her elderly father. Her son sometimes sees a sad little boy in the house, her father hears a child crying in the night. Mrs. Raddish hears and sees nothing of this. It is said a little boy died in this house…

Enjoyable, haunting short read. ( )
  SandraLynne | Feb 26, 2020 |
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Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories. Thirty years ago, a house was inhabited by a man and his young son. One day the man traveled to London, was recognized as a criminal, and shot himself. What ever happened to the boy?

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