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Robert Louis Stevenson
"The Body-Snatcher" is told in first person by a friend of the main character. He recounts the main part of the story as it was told to him in conversation with the main character.
"The Body-Snatcher" is told in past tense.
"The Body-Snatcher" refers to the taking of dead bodies or corpses. The anatomy department of the university sometimes finds it difficult to get bodies for the students to dissect. The professor in charge does not care how his contractors get the bodies as long as they show up at the university.
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