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Over an Absinthe Bottle

W. C. Morrow

William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American writer, famous for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' is a peculiar horror story about a young man down and out in San Francisco who is slowly starving to death. Then he happens to meet a peculiar pale stranger who invites him to share a bottle of absinthe with him and then engages him in a terrifying game of dice, where the stakes rise with every throw.... The tale takes a very strange turn at the end.

William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American writer, famous for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' is a peculiar horror story about a young man down and out in San Francisco who is slowly starving to death. Then he happens to meet a peculiar pale stranger who invites him to share a bottle of absinthe with him and then engages him in a terrifying game of dice, where the stakes rise with every throw.... The tale takes a very strange turn at the end.
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William Chambers Morrow (1854-1923) was an American writer, famous for his short stories of horror and suspense. 'Over an Absinthe Bottle' is a peculiar horror story about a young man down and out in San Francisco who is slowly starving to death. Then he happens to meet a peculiar pale stranger who invites him to share a bottle of absinthe with him and then engages him in a terrifying game of dice, where the stakes rise with every throw.... The tale takes a very strange turn at the end.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cathy Dobson

Length:

24m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:38