“The Story of the Bagman’s Uncle” (1838)

Creators

Charles Dickens (writer).

Extent

Read in 2017.

Read in The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories. I’m not sure about the date of the original magazine publication.

Commentary

The indirect and punning narration is distractingly awkward.

References here: “To Be Taken with a Grain of Salt” (1865).

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