The Question and Answer section for “The Landlady” and Other Short Stories is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Billy Weaver tries to protect himself from the realm of this strange house, and we ultimately don't know what happened to him. However, it is implied that he fails in the responsibility. We can guess he somehow dies.
Billy becomes worried when he recognizes the names of people who've signed the landlady's guest book.
Billy is the main character and protagonist in the story, "The Landlady". He is 17 years old, and simply looking for a cheap place to spend the night. He wanders into a boarding house owned by an old woman, and the price is less than half what he...