The short story “The Demon Lover” by Elizabeth Bowen begins with Kathleen Drover arriving at her family home in London. Her family is in the countryside, driven out by World War II bombings, so the house is shut-up for some time. Mrs. Drover enters the house to look for some things she wants to take with her to the countryside, but she is surprised when she sees an unmarked letter addressed to her on the hall table.

Mrs. Drover knows that the caretaker of the house is away on holiday, so she wonders who might have left the letter for her. As she reads the letter, she realizes it is from her for...

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