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Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 02 November 1895

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Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 02 November 1895 is a collection of short stories and poems that encapsulate the essence of the late 19th century literature. The stories are diverse, ranging from humorous to thrilling, and each one is a captivating read in its own right.

The character development in these stories is top-notch, and the authors do an excellent job of drawing the reader in and making them feel as though they are a part of the narrative. The descriptive language used throughout the book paints vivid pictures of each setting, making it easy to imagine oneself right alongside the characters.

One of the highlights of this collection is the variety of genres represented. From mystery to romance to horror, there is something for every reader to enjoy. The poems sprinkled throughout the book add an extra layer of depth and emotion, providing a nice contrast to the prose.

Overall, Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 02 November 1895 is a delightful read that showcases the talent and creativity of the various authors featured. Whether you are a fan of historical literature or simply enjoy a good story, this collection is sure to entertain and enchant.

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.
In this second issue are included the following 8 stories:
"A Calaveras hold-up", by Roberta Littlehale: can love make a man mend his ways or are some relationships doomed from the start ?
"From a trolley post", by Margaret Dodge: a boring bus-stop wait is interrupted by a young boy's favourite pastime of hunting animals
"An andenken", by Julia Magruder : the story of a young artist's budding love in the romantic, yet wild landscape of the Tyrolian Alps
"The man from Maine", by J. D. Ellsworth: a chance encounter in a train shows the resourcefulness of some people to get what they most want
"A wedding tombstone", by Clarice Irene Clinghan: wouldn't a tombstone be a macabre wedding gift from a husband to his newly-wed bride ?
"The other one", by A. H. Gibson : in his dark wine-cellar, an old man makes a chilling confession to his bank-clerk
"Stateroom six", by William Albert Lewis : the bad luck of a gambler proves the good fortune of a young girl
"Her eyes, your honor", by H. D. Umbstaetter : a resourceful lawyer stops at nothing to save a woman from the gallows
- Summary by Sonia

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