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The Monkey’s Paw:《猴爪》

The Monkey’s Paw:《猴爪》 by W.W. Jacobs is a graded reader designed for high-elementary learners of Chinese.

Publisher's description:

Mr. and Mrs. Zhang live with their grown son Guisheng who works at a factory. One day Mr. Qian, an old friend of Mr. Zhang, comes to visit the family after having spent years traveling in the mysterious hills of China’s Yunnan Province. Mr. Qian tells the Zhang family of a monkey’s paw he was given that has magical powers to grant three wishes to the holder. Against his better judgement, Mr. Qian reluctantly gives the monkey paw to the Zhang family, along with a warning that the wishes come with a great price for trying to change one’s fate…

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10