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Title: Mateo Falcone Title Record # 1618640
Author: Prosper Mérimée
Date: 1829-05-03
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Language: French
Note: A suspenseful but non-speculative story of crime and violence.
Synopsis: In Corsica, Mateo Falcone is a landowner respected by local people and the many bandits of the region. One day, he leaves his house in charge of his ten-year-old son Fortunato. A fugitive comes by and asks to be hidden; Fortunato hesitates but agrees when offered a silver coin. When the police arrives, he turns over the fugitive in exchange for a larger bribe. The story takes its last violent turn when Mateo comes home and learns what his son has done.
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1905 English Mateo Falcone

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Works of Prosper Mérimée 1905-00-00 Prosper Mérimée Bigelow, Brown & Co.      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Stories 1908-00-00 Prosper Mérimée E. P. Dutton (The World's Storytellers)     xxii+
159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Nouvelles 1926-00-00 Prosper Mérimée Hatier (Les classiques pour tous #318)     62
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Checkmark
The World's One Hundred Best Short Stories: Volume Nine, Ghosts 1927-00-00 ed. Grant Overton Funk & Wagnalls     212
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1963-10-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell (Laurel-Leaf library) 8466 $0.45 288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Bodies and Spirits 1964-00-00 ed. Dan Herr, Joel Wells Doubleday / Crime Club     192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1967-06-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell 8466 $0.50 288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Simpson Checkmark
The 4th Fontana Book of Great Horror Stories 1969-08-00 ed. Christine Bernard Fontana 0-00-612053-9 3/6 190
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1972-04-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell (Laurel-Leaf library) 8466 $0.60 288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth  
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1973-10-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell Laurel-Leaf 8466 $0.75 288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Checkmark
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1974-07-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell 8466 $0.95 288
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Simpson Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £4.95 607
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Viking UK 0-670-81034-7 £10.95 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Les trente meilleures nouvelles de la littérature française 1986-05-00 ed. Pierre Maury Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout #19) 2-501-00809-X   348
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Nicole Philippi Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X £5.95 607
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-870630-94-7 £4.99 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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