The Black Spaniel and Other Strange Stories (Paperback)

The Black Spaniel and Other Strange Stories By Robert Hichens, S. T. Joshi (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Robert Hichens, S. T. Joshi (Introduction by)
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The Black Spaniel: Luttrell introduces his two good friends, and assumes they too will become friends. Deeming is a successful London doctor, and Vernon a rich man interested in the arts. But for some reason, Vernon, an animal lover, takes an immediate dislike to the pragmatically cruel Deeming. When Vernon discovers that Deeming owns a black spaniel, the dog becomes a focal point in the enmity between the two men.

The Hindu: John Latimer is a practical man. But when he suspects his wife with having an affair with a Hindu gentleman-now deceased-he agrees to a's ance. He calls the Hindu to him to exact revenge. But his plan has an unfortunate result, for now the spirit of the Hindu follows him everywhere, its evil casting a pall over his life.

Sea Change: The Reverend Uniacke welcomes painter Sir Graham into his island home. The older man is not well. He is being consumed by melancholy at having caused his young London model to run away. The painter had filled the city boy's head full of the sea in order to create his art, and in the end, the romance of the sea had consumed him. But the lad's fate is known all too well to the reverend...

Enter the mysterious realm of Robert Hichens. These stories and four more tales of unease await you.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798886010565
Publisher: Stark House Press
Publication Date: November 17th, 2023
Pages: 258
Language: English