In the comfortable living-room at Negget’s farm,
half parlour and half kitchen, three people sat at
tea in the waning light of a November afternoon.
Conversation, which had ...
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...