Monthly Archives: September 2013

‘The Three Infernal Jokes’

“It was then that he who told this mournful story, drawn on by the boasts of others, leaned forward a little over the green baize into the light of the two guttering candles and revealed, no doubt a little shyly, … Continue reading

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‘The Three Sailors’ Gambit’

Here are some notes from our first book club meeting. We discussed “The Three Sailors’ Gambit” by Lord Dunsany. The story is about three sailors who succeed at chess through the use of a demonic crystal ball, which they inherited … Continue reading

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