I Without, the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlour of Laburnam Villa the blinds were drawn and the fire burned brightly. Father and son were at chess, the former, who possessed ideas about the game involving radical changes, putting his king into such sharp and unnecessary perils that it even provoked comment from the white-haired old lady knitting placidly by the fire. This is perhaps W.W. Jacobs most famous scary story — but can you remember how it works out? The English civil servant wrote plenty of short stories and a couple of novels, too, many [Read More]