The Black Cat Vol. 01 No. 06 March 1896


The Black Cat (1895-1922) 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 is the sixth issue, offering the following 5 stories:
"Eleanor Stevens' will", by Isabel Scott Stone: a rich woman's final will creates a stir among fortune hunters
''To let'', by Alice Turner Curtis: midnight screams scare away new residents in a cottage with a terrible history
"Of course - Of course not", by Harry M. Peck: sometimes an unexpected visit on a quiet evening at home can turn out life-changing
"The Marchburn mystery", by A. Maurice Low: was the mysterious stranger in the elevator really the killer of Mr Marchburn ?
"Their colonial villa", by Charles Barnard (1838-1920): a young wife thinks she is losing her mind after her husband made new housing arrangements
- Summary by Sonia

Genre(s): Fantastic Fiction, Short Stories

Language: English

Group: The Black Cat

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Eleanor Stevens' will, by Isabel Scott Stone Alan Mapstone
Play 02 ''To let'', by Alice Turner Curtis Nemo
Play 03 Of course - Of course not, by Harry M. Peck Sonia
Play 04 The Marchburn mystery, by A. Maurice Low April6090
Play 05 Their colonial villa, by Charles Barnard Julie Burks