Read Magazine
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Author Alfred Bester
Publication date March 17, 1982
Published by Weekly Reader Corporation
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Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Includes the transcript from The Shadow radio show, The House That Death Built, which originally aired on January 25, 1948.


A lunatic ex-executioner is believed dead and Lamont Cranston and Margot Lane visit his haunted house which is filled with death traps and murders.

Characters[edit | edit source]

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Ben Falkenberg (an ex-executioner; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Jane Crane
  • Detective Winsor
  • Rusty (dies)
  • Lafferty (a butler; dies)


  • New York City



Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The publication came with a flexi disc (a soft vinyl record).

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