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Mr Tilly's Seance (short story)

  • Type: Short Story
  • Length: 24 pages

Mr Tilly's Seance is a 1922 short story by English author E F Benson. - AsNotedIn

The words were hardly out of his mouth, when the first half of his horrid anticipations was thoroughly fulfilled. The heavy wheels passed over him from head to foot and flattened him completely out. Then the driver (too late) reversed his engine and passed over him again, and finally lost his head, whistled loudly and stopped. E F Benson, Mr Tilly's Seance

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1922/12/00 E F Benson Author "Mr Tilly's Seance" by E F Benson materializes in Munsey's Magazine.
1922/12/00 Munsey's Magazine Publisher "Mr Tilly's Seance" by E F Benson materializes in Munsey's Magazine.

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Particulars for Mr Tilly's Seance (short story):
Narrative Arts Comedy, Humor the quality of being amusing or comic, especially as expressed in literature or speech.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Supernatural Seance a meeting at which people attempt to make contact with the dead, especially through the agency of a medium.
Art Type Short Story short form narrative fiction
Narrative Arts Speculative Fiction a genre of fiction that encompasses works in which the setting is other than the real world, involving supernatural, futuristic, or other imagined elements

Original Language: English

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