The Spinster

The Spinster Short story that was originally published in the collection The Black Spaniel and Other Stories A bell tolls a death and at a dinner party the lord of the manor tells his visitor of the role the dece

  • Title: The Spinster
  • Author: Robert Smythe Hichens
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 276
  • Format: ebook
  • Short story that was originally published in the collection The Black Spaniel and Other Stories A bell tolls a death, and at a dinner party the lord of the manor tells his visitor of the role the deceased played in his marriage.

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    1 thought on “The Spinster”

    1. 3.5 StarsThe short story of a man saved from committing murder by an elderly, unassuming spinster. It's a clever short story, well written, too short to say anything else without spoilers, but I shall read more from this author.

    2. Good short story about an old woman's affect on a couple's lives. Appearances can be deceiving.From the story:" I was only thinking——" "Yes?" "That we don't know each other much in the greatest intimacy." "That's what I thought then."

    3. This short story was originally published in a collection called "The Black Spaniel and Other Stories" in 1905. The extracted story is available here.The story opens with the narrator arriving at the house of his friend Lord Inley, and during dinner some church bells toll. Lady Inley surmises that they must be tolling the death of the old spinster Mrs. Bassett, who is old enough to get sick and die. (She's a real charmer.) After Lady Inley leaves the room, Inley tells the narrator of the importa [...]

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