OPUS#170 Horse That Talked, The

OPUS: #170
Title: The Horse That Talked
Author: Edmond Hamilton
Year: 1941
Type: novelette
“China Boy wasn’t that kind of a horse you meet every day. He could talk, and he could drink. And as it turned out, he could do both a good deal faster than he could run”
“China Boy was a racehorse – by his own admission. But maybe China Boy was a bit inclined to boast -” TOC

  • Fantastic Adventures, Vol. 3, no. 1, January 1941, (Jan 1941, ed. Raymond A. Palmer, publ. Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, $0.20, 148pp, Pulp, magazine) Cover: Harold W. McCauley; Illust : Jay Jackson


  • Gallagher, Edward J., The Annotated Guide to Fantastic Adventures, Starmont House, 1985, p. 15. “A financier wants to foreclose on the property of a dead scientist’s daughter because it is rich in mineral deposits. The scientist was experimenting with speech in animals, however. and left a race horse which talks and which likes alcohol. Since it is hungover, the horse must use its power of speech to win the mortgage money in a big race.”

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