William Fryer Harvey (1885-1937) was an English writer of short stories, most notably in the mystery and horror genres.
Born into a wealthy Quaker family in Yorkshire, he went to Balliol College, Oxford, and took a degree in medicine at Leeds. Ill health dogged him, however, and he devoted much of his recuperation to writing short stories.
is a mysterious tale of strange rituals in the grounds of a boarding school on a particular night in June every year. Weird singing can be heard...and the locals mutter that The Dabblers are abroads.
But who are the mysterious Dabblers, and what are they doing abroad at midnight? One schoolteacher sets out to discover the secret....