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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. "The Face" is a short horror story by E.F. Benson.

Synopsis[]

Hester Ward, a young and beautiful married woman, has a nightmare about a hideous and terrifying face. This same face had appeared to her ten years earlier in a recurring nightmare, telling her that it will return for her when she is older. She tells her husband about her strange nightmares. Together they seek medical advice and their doctor recommends that she seek a rest cure somewhere quiet. The peace and quiet are soon disturbed...

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