The Rival Beauties

William Wymark Jacobs (1863-1943) was an English author of short stories and novels. His most popular works in the early part of the last century were his humorous tales set...

The White Cat

William Wymark Jacobs (1863 - 1943) was an English author of short stories and novels. His most popular works in the early part of the last century were his humorous tales set...

The Well

W. W. Jacobs (1863-1941) is best known as a writer of humorous stories and the crafter of the most grisly of horror stories.The Well tells the subtle and terrible tale of a man...

His Brother's Keeper

W. W. Jacobs (1863-1941) is well known for humorous stories and for the most grisly of horror stories. His Brother's Keeper belongs firmly in the latter category. It tells the...

Sea Urchins Fifteen Humorous Sailor's Tales

"Fifteen humorous stories by W.W. Jacobs, set on board sailing boats, schooners, barges, and around the docks and quays of London and the South Coast.Includes: ""Smoked...

The Monkey's Paw

When Sergeant Major Morris brings a mummified monkey’s paw to the White family, they embrace it as a morbid curiosity. When they learn that an old Fakir has enchanted the paw,...

The Short Stories of W. W. Jacobs

William Wymark Jacobs (1863 - 1943) was an English author of short stories and novels. His most popular works in the early part of the last century were his humorous tales set...

The Interruption

W. W. Jacobs (1863-1941) is well known for humorous stories and for the most grisly of horror stories. The Interruption belongs very much in the latter category.Spencer Goddard's...

Choice Spirits

When a mutinous spirit breaks out among the crew of the schooner, the Captain and Mate cannot comprehend the cause. As the sailors one by one refuse to eat the rotting food the...

The Grey Parrot

A jealous sailor husband, a pretty but bored young wife and a grey parrot with a masterly command of bad language and an attitude to match. The perfect ingredients for a slapstick...

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