Thirteen stories from 1893,95,1911,17,30,34,35,42,44. The collection was originally published in 1946.
“Pollock And The Porroh Man” (1895) – H.G.Wells – Pollock wants to get up close and personal with the witch doctor’s wife. That causes her death. Then he has the witch doctor murdered. The doc isn’t finished with Pollock yet.
“Moonlight Sonata” (1931) – Alexander Woollcott – Is that a ghost doing embroidery? Nope. It’s something worse.
“Midnight Express” (1935) – Alfred Noyes – A young boy is haunted by an illustration in a book. It’s of a figure on a deserted railroad platform. Thirty-eight years later he confronts the figure and runs off to a remote cottage. On a table is the book. He starts to read it.
Other authors: McKnight Malmar, DuBose Heyward, Peter Fleming, F.Marion Crawford, Ambrose Bierce, August Derleth, Martin Armstrong, Samuel Hopkins Adams, Wilbur Daniel Steele and Margaret Irwin.