The Third Wish

By Joan Aiken

(See also the introduction to this story by this week's reprint curator, SH fiction editor Jed Hartman.)


This story is no longer available in the Strange Horizons Archive by request of the author's agent.


Joan Aiken (1924–2004) was the author of over sixty books for adults and children, perhaps the best known of which are the Wolves of Willoughby Chase series. We published an Author Focus issue about her and her work in 2001.