2011 February

Hannah Clay, “The Broken Promise” (1853)

Introduction Works Cited Publication History Full Text Notes Further Reading Introduction [top] Mary Garcia Despite the anonymity of authoress, Hannah Clay, writer of “The Broken Promise,” her stories tell volumes about what kind of a message she wanted to invoke into her tales, which were all written for children. The story, “The Broken Promise” tells… read more »

A Maltese Ghost Story

A Maltese Ghost Story A MALTESE GHOST STORY. BY RICHARD JOHNS. ‘That is a singular looking rock,’ said I to myself, and, a- I thought, by myself, while gazing from the southern coast of Malta towards the little islet of Filfla, which, about four miles distant, uninhabited and seldom visited, rises from the blue waves… read more »