THE CHANGING NUMBERS
The tall clock in the corner of the small living-room
had just struck eight as Mr. Samuel Gunnill came stealthily
down the winding staircase and, opening the door at
the foot, ste...
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...