Hoppety & Hideous

THE DOLL AND ONE OTHER [138 pp.]—Algernon Blackwood— Arkham House ($1.50).

The toy doll was cheap, with a flimsy dress, a wax face, a scraggly wig. But Monica, the Colonel's little daughter, loved it. The Colonel, when he saw it, ordered the doll burned or thrown away. As a rule, Mrs. O'Reilly, the cook, did what she was told, but this was such a nice, harmless little doll. "Oh, lovely, darling," she had said, giving it to Monica, "ain't it a pet?"

One night Monica's governess happened to peep into the darkened nursery. She...

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