Mr. Fred Carter stood on the spacious common, inhaling
with all the joy of the holiday-making Londoner the
salt smell of the sea below, and regarding with some
interest the movements of...
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...