CHAPTER 7

He was in evening dress. He carried a small portfolio in his left hand. If the discovery of my presence startled him, as it could scarcely…

CHAPTER 6

I went to the window; I drew up the blind, unlatching the sash, I threw it open; and clad, or, rather, unclad as I was, I…

CHAPTER 5

That the man in the bed was the one whom, to my cost, I had suffered myself to stumble on the night before, there could, of…

CHAPTER 4

I knew that the light went out. For not the least singular, nor, indeed, the least distressing part of my condition was the fact that, to…

CHAPTER 3

The illumination which instantly followed was unexpected. It startled me, causing a moment’s check, from which I was just recovering when a voice said, ‘Keep still!’…

CHAPTER 2

I realised, and, so to speak, mentally photographed all the little details of the house in front of which I was standing with what almost…

CHAPTER 4

Emily returned, with delight, to the liberty which their presence had restrained, to her books, her walks, and the rational conversation of M. and Madame…

CHAPTER 3

When they reached the fishing-house she missed her bracelet, and recollected that she had taken it from her arm after dinner, and had left it…