Venia Turnbull in a quiet, unobtrusive fashion was
enjoying herself. The cool living-room at Turnbull’s
farm was a delightful contrast to the hot sunshine
W. W. Jacobs, remembered today almost exclusively for his horror story "The Monkey's Paw" (The Lady of the Barge, 1902), was one of the most popular English humorists of the early twentieth century. H...