Story summary.An ordinary Welsh village of Llyddwdd gets a lot of excitement as a mysterious stranger suddenly begins occupying the village's haunted house. A stranger with a strange taste in things mechanical.
Made me smile several times.
Fact sheet.First published: The Science Schools Journal (1888) (published by the Royal College of Science).
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Related: Stories of H G Wells; fiction from 19th century.