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Francis Marion Crawford (1854–1909), American writer, noted for Italian-set novels and ghost stories.

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What is "a Man in the Top" in Crawford's 'The Screaming Skull'?

From 'The Screaming Skull' by F. Marion Crawford: I ought not to be nervous. I've sailed in a haunted ship. There was a Man in the Top, and two-thirds of the crew died of the West Coast fever ...