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Émile Gaboriau: The Accursed House

Discussion in 'Short Story Books' started by anu, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. anu

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    I recently read a short story 'The Accursed House' by the french writer, Emile Gabriau. I really liked Emile's way of writing and his ability to exhibit the strange paradoxes of this world in a comic tone. Have anyone of you read the story? Any suggestions regarding his other great stories.
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    I was unable to find a text version available online though it can be viewed with Google books.

    Interesting; the theme seems to be No good deed goes unpunished.
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    Yes, Occlith, the story is quite absorbing. It is a comment on the human folly of being judgemental about others nature due to our own preconceived notions. Couldn't find any other stories by Emile though.
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    Libra, the story seems to be same. Though, I found the link a bit tedious to read.
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    If something better is found we can change it.
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    Libra, the story is available at books.google.com
    I dont know how to give the link. Hope you will be able to find it by searching 'The Accursed house short story by emile gabriau'
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    Got it,I fixed the link on my previous post.

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