This interactive digital edition includes: Interactive Notes and Chapters, News about the Author, News about the Book, a very interesting Tag cloud of the Book and a link to connect to the Goodreads community to ask questions and share comments and opinions. This ebook contains a detailed biography including all the publications of the Author and a brief biography. A very precious collection of short stories by W. W. Jacobs, author of several humorous and ghost stories. This book includes: "The money-box"; "The castaway"; "Blundell's improvement"; "Bill's lapse"; "Lawyer Quince"; "Breaking a spell"; "Establishing relations"; "The changing numbers"; "The persecution of Bob Pretty"; "Dixon's return"; "A spirit of avarice"; "The third string"; "Odd charges"; "Admiral Peters".
Brace yourself for nearly unbearable suspense in this classic horror tale from British author W.W. Jacobs. Virtually everyone has fantasized about what it would be like to be granted three wishes by a magical being. But what if the cost of having your dreams come true was a horrible toll you never expected? This iconic short story is a must-read for fans of the horror genre.