Grim and Grewsome

A Casket 300 Feet Long

A Casket 300 Feet Long A casket 300 feet long would be required to bring back the remains of all the US soldiers who died in the Great War in France.

A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities

A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities A Cabinet of Cursed Curiosities such as Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s death-car, a deadly opal ring, and a drunkard’s chair.

Posing the Corpse

Posing the Corpse Posing the corpse so the corpse can join in the fun of the wake or have a drink or accuse a malefactor or, simply as a joke.

The Image on the Retina

The Image on the Retina A fictional treatment of the theory of optography in which a young man photographs an image on the retina of his murdered sweetheart, which leads him to the killer.

An Overwhelming Odour of Corruption

An Overwhelming Odour of Corruption was the main feature of the haunting of “Holly Cottage” The stench of corruption, flabby hands, spitting in the dark, and the sound of a coffin being moved. No wonder the rent was so low.

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