The Monkey’s Paw is a short story by W.W. Jacobs that was first published in 1902. The story follows the White family, who are given a monkey’s paw that grants three wishes. The first wish is used to bring back the family’s dead son, but he comes back as a zombie. The second wish is used to send him away, but the third wish is used to bring him back again. The story ends with the family being trapped in their house with the zombie son, who is now trying to kill them.
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