This early effort of de Horne Vaizey's shows promise but isn't one of her better works. Neither Una nor her sister quite ring true, and as for sad, sacrificing Rachel.... Perhaps young women of the period were really as empty headed as this book makes these girls seem, but given they were considered to be of marriageable age, I hope not.
Very pious story of which the moral seems to be is that one tiny act of kindness can buy a get-out-of-hell-free card for people who have been wicked and hard-hearted all the rest of their lives.
You might call this humorous story about an ingenious but eccentric hatter proto-steampunk. Were high hats and hat makers always inherently funny? Certainly the Victorians thought so, and Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel made the Mad Hatter an indelible image.
First appearing in the June 1910 edition of Hampton Magazine, this story was reprinted in June 1926 in an early issue of Hugo Gernsback's Amazing Stories, the first science-fiction magazine.
The sweet, sad and highly colored story of Thomas, a sensitive and suicidal cat, by the author of "Pigs is Pigs."