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 fifth issue of volume 2 presents the following six short stories:
"The Lost Paradise", by Geik Turner and T. F. Anderson: a floating island gets its owner into political troubles
"My Invisible Friend", by Katharine Kip: witness the tragic outcome of an ingenious invention
"Pendarvis, the Cracker", by Allen Chamberlain: some people go to great lengths to avoid their daily work
"Le Bretagne", by W. A. Fraser: will the drowned sailor keep his promise to return to his wife by Christmas ?
"Carmen Gutierrez", by Edward Sylvestre: a tragic love in the times of the Cuban war for independance
"Regina", by Grace Frances Bird: the young seeds of budding love still bloom after many long years
- Summary by Sonia