FRIENDS IN NEED
R. Joseph Gibbs finished his half-pint in the private
bar of the Red Lion with the slowness of a man unable
to see where the next was coming from, and, placing
the mug on the counter, ...
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...