TA0037: The Monkey’s Paw


The Monkey’s Paw

W.W. Jacobs

Michael Scott

Like the genie of the lamp, the Monkey’s Paw holds a special ability to grant the owner of the relic three wishes. Listen to this short story unfold about a man and his wife and how they start off with a wish that they feel will bring their life more comfort – but in reality will turn it upside down.


ThoughtAudio Transcript: TA0037_MonkeysPaw_WWJaobs.pdf


JacobsW.W. Jacobs

Jacobs was an English author of both short stories and novels. While much of his work was humorous, he is most well-known for the story of the Monkey’s Paw, published in two different published collections of short story.