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Title: The Hanging of Alfred Wadham Title Record # 86586
Author: E. F. Benson
Date: 1928-12-21
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in the magazine Britannia, December 21, 1928.
Synopsis: A priest learns in confession that a murderer about to be executed is innocent, but cannot act on the knowledge.
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1928 The Hanging of Alfred Wadham [as by Edward F. Benson]

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Shudders 1929-00-00 ed. Cynthia Asquith Charles Scribner's Sons   $2.00 268
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Shudders 1929-00-00 ed. Cynthia Asquith Hutchinson   7/6 287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Weird Tales, August 1929 1929-08-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 148
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Hugh Rankin Checkmark
Shudders 1931-00-00 ed. Cynthia Asquith Hutchinson   3/6 287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
More Spook Stories 1934-00-00 E. F. Benson Hutchinson   7/6 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Century of Creepy Stories 1934-00-00 ed. uncredited Hutchinson   3/6 xi+
1178
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
More Spook Stories 1935-00-00 E. F. Benson Hutchinson   2/6 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
And the Darkness Falls 1946-04-00 ed. Boris Karloff World Publishing Co.   $2.75 ix+
631
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1992-11-00 E. F. Benson Robinson 1-85487-110-2 7.99 xvii+
624
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.
coll Checkmark
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1992-12-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 0-88184-857-3 $10.95 xvi+
624
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.
coll  
Creepy Stories: A Classic Collection 1994-00-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-136-2 5.99 [vi]+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Image Colour Library  
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1996-00-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0365-2 $12.95 xvii+
624
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.
coll Kathleen M. Lynch , Barnaby Hall Checkmark
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1996-11-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 1-85487-110-2 $12.95 xvi+
624
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.
coll  
Sea Mist 2005-02-00 E. F. Benson Ash-Tree Press 1-55310-078-6 C$59.00 xxxii+
342
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Douglas Walters  
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