The church bells were ringing for morning service
as Mr. Vickers, who had been for a stroll with Mr.
William Russell and a couple of ferrets, returned
home to breakfast. Contrary to ...
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...