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Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 01 October 1895

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Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 01 October 1895 is a collection of short stories that were published over a hundred years ago. The stories cover a range of genres and themes, from horror to romance to mystery. Each story is well-written and engaging, capturing the reader's attention from the very first page.

The standout feature of this collection is the way in which each story is able to transport the reader to a different time and place. Whether it's a spooky haunted house or a bustling city street, the vivid descriptions and intricate details make it easy to picture the world in which these stories take place.

The characters in each story are also well-developed and relatable, making it easy to become invested in their fates. From brave heroes to cunning villains, each character brings something unique to the table, adding depth and complexity to the stories.

Overall, Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 01 October 1895 is a captivating collection of short stories that are sure to entertain readers of all ages. Whether you're a fan of classic literature or just looking for some engaging reads, this collection is definitely worth checking out.

Book Description:
The Black Cat 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 very first issue, offering the following 7 stories:
"In gold time", by Roberta Littlehale: in wild-west days, when two rivals love the same woman, tragedy ensues
"The unturned trump", by Barnes MacGreggor, pseudonym of H. D. Umbstaetter : to while away the time, a simple card game gets spiced up by a traveller's horrifying story
"The secret of the white castle", by Julia Magruder : what is the mystery behind the uncanny life-like stare of the portrait hanging on the wall ?
"Miss Wood,--stenographer", by Granville Sharpe: a young stenographer is called in to witness a deaf-mute's final revelations on his death-bed
"Her hoodoo", by Harold Kinsabby, pseudonym of H. D. Umbstaetter : a pet-calf, even if brought up with love and care, may still turn wild and dangerous
"In a tiger trap", by Charles Edward Barns : a breath-taking encounter of a young girl with the king of the jungle
"The red-hot dollar", by H. D. Umbstaetter : find out why a seemingly ordinary silver dollar sets a newly-married man on a quest to find the original owner
- Summary by Sonia

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