Seated at his ease in the warm tap-room of the Cauliflower,
the stranger had been eating and drinking for some
time, apparently unconscious of the presence of the
withered ancient who, hud...
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...