The Monkey's Paw
by W. W. Jacobs

đź“— 52-copy Limited Edition
đź“™ Trade Edition
Grim Classics Series: #1

"The Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs is a classic tale of the consequences of wish fulfillment. The story follows the White family as they receive a mysterious paw that grants three wishes, only to realize too late that the desires they wished for come at a horrifying cost. The suspenseful plot and eerie twists make this timeless story a must-read for fans of the macabre. Get your hands on "The Monkey's Paw" and discover the true cost of unlimited power.

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  • EPUB eBook + MP3 audiobook of the tale
  • Original cover art, numbered to each copy
  • Newly designed interior layout for EPUB eBook
  • Original interior illustration
  • Unique limitation page inside each copy (making each copy truly one-of-a-kind)
  • Lifetime membership to GrimTales online—a $59.99 value—(single-use code* included in copyright page for each limited copy)

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The Monkey's Paw

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  • Total Copies Minted: Limited Edition 55 (52-numbered + 3 Contributor's copies); Trade 250 copies
  • Blockchain: Polygon (Matic)
  • Mint Date(s): (Limited copies 1-13)—February 7, 2023; Trade—December 4, 2023
  • Original Offering Price: Limited Edition—20 MATIC ($25.17 USD); Trade—1 MATIC ($0.85 USD)
  • Marketplace: GrimWorld
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Sample: Uniquely Numbered NFT & eBook cover
Sample: eBook limitation page
Sample: Copyright page with custom code (blacked out for security)

Sample: Copy #1 Unlockables

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About the Author

W. W. Jacobs
W.W. Jacobs was a British author and playwright best known for his short story "The Monkey's Paw." Born in London in 1863, Jacobs worked as a sailor and a clerk before turning to writing full-time. His humorous tales often explored the supernatural, and his vivid descriptions and engaging characters have made his stories beloved classics of English literature. He published several collections of stories during his lifetime, including Many Cargoes and Sea Whispers, and his works continue to be widely read and adapted for stage and screen to this day.