Dummy on a Dahabeah

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. Concerned for their recently widowed friend Harry, Vincent...

Caterpillars A Tale of Terror

The unnamed narrator had planned the perfect getaway, at a charming Italian villa. But the moment he crosses its threshold, he senses something’s amiss. When a bout of insomnia...

The Thing in the Hall

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. Brain surgeon Dr Francis Assheton is sceptical when one of...

The Corner House

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. In the remote town of Firham-By-Sea, two holidaymakers are...

The Secret Garden

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. Reported to be an account of a real haunting experienced by...

Billy Comes Through

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. An early exploration of electronic voice phenomena, ‘Billy...

The Flint Knife

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. ‘The Flint Knife’ is the fictional story that was...

The Outcast

The titular short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. ‘The Outcast’ tells the story of Mrs Bertha...

The Bath-Chair

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. ‘The Bath-Chair’ tells the story of the Faraday siblings....

A Winter Morning

A short story from the British Library Tales of the Weird collection The Outcast and Other Dark Tales by E.F. Benson. ‘A Winter Morning’ is a dark story of longing and regret....

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