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Author : Algernon Blackwood
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Algernon Henry Blackwood, (1869 -1951) was an English writer of supernatural fiction. Blackwood was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. Blackwood had a varied career, farming in Canada, operating a hotel, a newspaper reporter in New York, and essayist for various periodicals. His works included ten collections of short stories, fourteen novels, children's stories, and several plays. Many of his stories reflect his love of nature and the outdoors. His two best-known stories were "The Willows" and "The Wendigo." Stories in this collection include The empty house -- A haunted island -- A case of eavesdropping -- Keeping his promise -- With intent to steal -- The wood of the dead -- Smith: an episode in a lodging-house -- A suspicious gift -- The strange adventures of a private secretary in New York -- Skeleton Lake: an episode in camp.
Curl up with a collection of mystery and horror tales from an author whom many critics regard as one of the masters of the genre. The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories showcases some of Algernon Blackwood's finest -- and most spine-tingling -- short fiction. Whether you're a longtime fan of Blackwood's work or a first-time reader who's curious about this giant of the genre, you're in for a deliciously spooky ride.
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories - Ultimate Horror Classics Collection" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. Blackwood wrote a number of horror stories. His most work seeks less to frighten than to induce a sense of awe. Table of Contents: The Empty House A Haunted Island A Case of Eavesdropping Keeping His Promise With Intent to Steal The Wood of the Dead Smith: An Episode in a Lodging-House A Suspicious Gift The Strange Adventures of a Private Secretary in New York Skeleton Lake: An Episode in Camp
The first two short story collections from Algernon Blackwood, originally published in 1906 and 1907, filled with hauntings, strange nature tales, weird crimes and dark fantasy from one of the greatest writers of supernatural fiction in the 20th century. Includes a new introduction by Storm Constantine, who calls Blackwood "one of the most influential supernatural writers of his time."
Certain houses, like certain persons, manage somehow to proclaim at once their character for evil. In the case of the latter, no particular feature need betray them; they may boast an open countenance .
This unique eBook edition of: "The Collected Works of Algernon Blackwood” has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Contents: Novels: Jimbo: A Fantasy The Education of Uncle Paul The Human Chord The Centaur A Prisoner in Fairyland The Extra Day Julius LeVallon The Wave The Promise of Air The Garden of Survival The Bright Messenger Short Stories: The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories: The Listener Max Hensing - Bacteriologist and Murderer The Willows The Insanity of Jones The Dance of Death May Day Eve Miss Slumbubble - and Claustrophobia John Silence: A Psychical Invasion Ancient Sorceries The Nemesis of Fire Secret Worship The Camp of the Dog A Victim of Higher Space The Lost Valley The Wendigo Old Clothes Perspective The Terror of the Twins The Man from the 'Gods' The Man Who Played Upon The Leaf The Price of Wiggins's Orgy Carlton's Drive The Eccentricity of Simon Parnacute Pan's Garden: a Volume of Nature Stories: The Man Whom The Trees Loved The South Wind The Sea Fit The Attic The Heath Fire The Messenger The Glamour of the Snow The Return Sand The Transfer Clairvoyance The Golden Fly Special Delivery The Destruction of Smith The Temptation of the Clay Incredible Adventures: The Regeneration of Lord Ernie The Sacrifice The Damned A Descent Into Egypt Wayfarers Day and Night Stories ... Play: Karma; a reincarnation play Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. Though Blackwood wrote a number of horror stories, his most typical work seeks less to frighten than to induce a sense of awe. Good examples are the novels The Centaur, which climaxes with a traveler's sight of a herd of the mythical creatures; and Julius LeVallon and its sequel The Bright Messenger, which deal with reincarnation and the possibility of a new, mystical evolution in human consciousness.
Author : Andrew Smith
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123318136
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A study that provides a grounding in both the history of Gothic literature and the way in which Gothic texts have been critically read. This book opens with a chronology and an introduction to the principal texts and key critical terms, and ends with a conclusion outlining possible future developments within scholarship on the Gothic.