The Deserted House, by Ernest Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, part 1
Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 5 by Julian Hawthorne, editor. In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious short stories from all corners of the world. Some of the stories appeared in this collection for the first time translated into English, and many of them come from unexpected sources, such as the letters of Pliny the Younger, or a Tibetan manuscript. In the fifth volume, we find stories written by German, Russian and Scandinavian authors.