The Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 06 March 1896


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The Black Cat (1895-1922) was a monthly literary magazine, publishing original short stories, often about uncanny or fantastical topics. Many writers were largely unknown, but some famous authors also wrote original material for this magazine.
This is the sixth issue, offering the following 5 stories:
"Eleanor Stevens' will", by Isabel Scott Stone: a rich woman's final will creates a stir among fortune hunters
''To let'', by Alice Turner Curtis: midnight screams scare away new residents in a cottage with a terrible history
"Of course - Of course not", by Harry M. Peck: sometimes an unexpected visit on a quiet evening at home can turn out life-changing
"The Marchburn mystery", by A. Maurice Low: was the mysterious stranger in the elevator really the killer of Mr Marchburn ?
"Their colonial villa", by Charles Barnard (1838-1920): a young wife thinks she is losing her mind after her husband made new housing arrangements
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