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The Walpurgis-Night single work   short story   thriller  
Issue Details: First known date: 1871... 1871 The Walpurgis-Night
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A man on business in Prague, impatient to return to his beloved wife, loses his pocketbook with nearly $1400 in it. It is restored to him by a man he takes to be Satan, and shortly after another meeting - on Walpurgis Night - he is unfaithful to his wife, a murderer, an arsonist, a highway robber and a fratricide. This resolves itself into a dream ... but the force of the tale is in cultivating faith and strength of character. (PB)

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Last amended 5 May 2003 10:46:28
  • Prague,
    Czech Republic,
    Eastern Europe, Europe,
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