Title: The House of the Dead Hand

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Title: The House of the Dead Hand Title Record # 1145756
Author: Edith Wharton
Date: 1904-08-00
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: A psychological horror story, with no more than slight hints of the fantastic to it. First published in Atlantic Monthly, August 1904.
Synopsis: Wyant, a visitor in Italy, wishes to view the Leonardo in the house of a possessive and obsessive doctor who used his daughter's inheritance to buy it. "The girl seems to hate the painting even though she knows a lot about it. Later, Wyant learns that as long as the doctor has his claws on that painting, the girl cannot marry the man she loves." (Chrisbookarama)
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Masters of the Macabre 1975-00-00 ed. Seon Manley, Gogo Lewis Doubleday 0-385-03270-6 $6.95 330 hc? anth John Cayea Checkmark
The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, Volume 1 1995-07-01 Edith Wharton Project Gutenberg 295     ebook? coll  
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