A Woman Alone with Her Soul


by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

A woman is sitting alone in a house. She knows she is alone in the whole world: every other living thing is dead. The doorbell rings.


About the Author

Thomas Bailey Aldrich (November 11, 1836 – March 19, 1907) was an American poet and writer.

Publication Details

Story originally published in The Book of Fantasy, Vol. 9, 1912.


Detail from Vilhelm Hammershøi, The Collector of Coins, 1904