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Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 09 June 1896

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Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 09 June 1896 by Various is a collection of short stories and poems that capture the essence of the late 19th century. The writing style is rich and descriptive, immersing the reader in the time period and setting of each piece.

The stories range from tales of romance and mystery to supernatural encounters and moral dilemmas. Each one is unique in its own way, offering a diverse reading experience for those who enjoy short fiction.

The poems included in this volume are beautifully crafted, painting vivid images and evoking strong emotions with each word. They add depth and variety to the collection, showcasing the talent and creativity of the poets featured.

Overall, Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 09 June 1896 is a delightful read for anyone interested in historical fiction and poetry. The combination of gripping storytelling and evocative prose makes it a captivating journey through the literary landscape of the late 19th century.

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.
The ninth issue offers the following 5 stories:
"The House across the Way", by Leo Gale: after measuring the length of two adjacent rooms, the horrible mystery of a walled-up space is revealed
"Mrs Sloan's Curiosity", by Mabell Shippie Clarke: what unusual name is hidden behind the initials G. F. S. ?
"The Seaweed Room", by Clarice Irene Clinghan: a night-time vision of two lovers united in death
"The Second Edition", by Geik Turner: a newspaper editor receives a late-night visit from a very desperate man with a mission
"The Luck of Killing Day", by McPherson Fraser: two men make a daring bet to win the girl they love
- Summary by Sonia

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