"The Moving Finger" is a short story written by Stephen King. It was first published in the December 1990 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and later included in King's own 1993 collection Nightmares and Dreamscapes.


Howard Mitla, an ordinary man who has a strange aptitude for Jeopardy!, is confronted by the bizarre sight of a human finger poking its way out of the drain in his apartment's bathroom sink.


The audiobook version of this story, in the Nightmares and Dreamscapes collection, is read by Eve Beglarian.

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