Books: Elsewhere & Otherwise

TALES OF THE UNCANNY AND SUPERNATURAL (426 pp.)—Algernon Blackwood—British Book Centre ($3).

It was just about closing time when the corpse walked into the photographic studio of Mr. Mortimer Jenkyn. "Without speaking, he moved straight across the room and posed himself in front of the dingy back-ground of painted trees . . . seated himself in the faded armchair, crossed his legs, drew up the little round table with the artificial roses upon it ... and struck an attitude. He meant to be photographed."

When a corpse comes calling, it is perhaps wisest to...

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