Sometimes glowering with horror, sometimes glimmering with magic, these stories while lacking the classic touch of Collier or Bradbury are energetically nventive... In Busby's Rat, a legless man sits on a pillow and charms the rats who will keep a malevolent vigil with his killer; a third grader's wish comes true-- his teacher changes into a rabbit; another monstrous magic Radio drives man to murder; an amputee's One Foot in the Grave is more present than absent; mute youngster steals the moon to court a blind girl; a cuckolded television engineer finds a way to televise solid matter (his wife's lover) into space; two geing spinsters are terrorized by Wynken, Blynken and Nod, three little boys (?), goblins (?) or midgets (?); etc., etc. Mostly small town settings, some period, contribute to the Grand Guignol.