Author:William Wymark Jacobs

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William Wymark Jacobs
(1863–1943)
An English author of short stories and novels. Although much of his work was humorous, he is most famous for his horror story "The Monkey's Paw".
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William Wymark Jacobs

Works[edit]

Novels and Short Story Collections[edit]

  • The Lady of the Barge (collection) (1902) short stories (transcription project)
    • The Lady of the Barge
    • The Monkey's Paw
    • Bill's Paper Chase
    • The Well
    • Cupboard Love
    • In the Library
    • Captain Rogers
    • A Tiger's Skin
    • A Mixed Proposal
    • An Adulteration Act
    • A Golden Venture
    • Three at Table

Short Stories[edit]

Works about Jacobs[edit]


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1943, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.