Casting the Runes, and Other Ghost Stories - Casting the Runes Summary & Analysis

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Casting the Runes Summary

The secretary of an alchemy society tells his wife that the paper submitted by a man named Mr. Karswell has been denied. He does not hink the man will be happy about it. His wife finds out that Karswell is a vicious man, who shows the village children a frightening slideshow. He has written a book about witchcraft and may have had a hand in the murder of a reviewer who criticized it by the name of John Harrington. The secretary is afraid Karswell will figure out a man named Dunning has read his paper and rejected it. Dunning sees a mysterious advertisement on a train with the name John Harrington, but the advertising disappears when he looks into it. When Dunning gets home, he finds his housekeeper and maid are sick and he must stay home alone. That night, he hears someone...

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