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Algernon Blackwood, Collection By Algernon Blackwood
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Algernon Henry 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. He was also a journalist... More > and a broadcasting narrator. His two best known stories are probably "The Willows" and "The Wendigo". 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 traveller's sight of a herd of the mythical creatures. In this ebook: The Wendigo, (1910) The Willows and Other Queer Tales (1932) Four Weird Tales, (1907) The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories, (1906) The Damned, (1914) Three John Silence Stories, (1908) The Centaur (1911) The Man Whom the Trees Loved, (1912) The Garden of Survival, (1918) The Human Chord (1910) The Wave (1916) A Prisoner in Fairyland (1913) The Extra Day (1915) Jimbo: A Fantasy (1909) The Promise of Air (1918)< Less
Algernon Blackwood, Novels and Tales By Algernon Blackwood
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Algernon Henry 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. His work is more... More > consistent-ly meritorious than any weird writer's and that his short story collection Incredible Adventures (1914) is the premier weird collection of this century. His two best known stories are probably "The Willows" and "The Wendigo". He would also often write stories for newspapers. 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 traveller's sight of a herd of the mythical creatures. In this book: The Damned The Wendigo The Willows The Garden of Survival The Human Chord Day and Night Stories The Empty House and other Ghost Stories Incredible Adventures The Centaur Three John Silence Stories Three More John Silence Stories Four Weird Tales< Less
The Garden of Survival By Algernon Blackwood
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The Garden of Survival ,Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the... More > history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. A narrative told in the first person in the way of a letter from Richard to his twin brother. This book is not only about the wondrous tales of his life, career and travels, but moreover of the finding in a personal and conscience way the true meaning of beauty and of love. “The solution of this problem of unrequited loved lay at last within her grasp; of a love that only asked to give of its unquenched and unquenchable store, undismayed by the total absence of response.”< Less
The Centaur By Algernon Blackwood
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Algernon Henry Blackwood,(14 March 1869 – 10 December 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was... More > also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator The Centaur is one of the greatest "mystical" works by Blackwood, wherein he explores man's empathy with the unknown forces of the universe.< Less
The Garden of Survival By Algernon Blackwood
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (14 March 1869 – 10 December... More > 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. S. T. Joshi has stated that "his work is more consistently meritorious than any weird writer's except Dunsany's" and that his short story collection Incredible Adventures (1914) "may be the premier weird collection of this or any other century".Blackwood was born in Shooter's Hill (now part of south-east London, but then part of northwest Kent), between 1871 and 1880 lived at Crayford Manor House, Crayford and was educated at Wellington College. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algernon_Blackwood< Less
The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath By Algernon Blackwood
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE (14 March 1869 – 10 December... More > 1951) was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. S. T. Joshi has stated that "his work is more consistently meritorious than any weird writer's except Dunsany's" and that his short story collection Incredible Adventures (1914) "may be the premier weird collection of this or any other century".Blackwood was born in Shooter's Hill (now part of south-east London, but then part of northwest Kent), between 1871 and 1880 lived at Crayford Manor House, Crayford and was educated at Wellington College. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algernon_Blackwood< Less
LA ZONA MORTA MAGAZINE NUMERO 3 By DAVIDE LONGONI
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La rivista del sito www.lazonamorta.it. In questo numero: cannibali, intervista a Dario Argento, Tales of Vesperia, il mostro di Loch Ness e le creature acquatiche, Capitan Harlock, Buffy &... More > Angel, Algernon Henry Blackwood, le città del futuro, racconti di Sergio Palumbo e Fabrizio Valenza e molto altro ancora!< Less
Widdershins By Oliver Onions
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A collection of nine marvellous stories of the supernatural. The Edwardian era was the last great period of the English ghost story, and Oliver Onion's "Widdershins" is one of the classic... More > collections of the age. Although each of the nine stories here is worth reading, the collection is famous because of "The Beckoning Fair One," a novella of ghostly obsession and mental disintegration just as powerful as Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw." "The Beckoning Fair One" is one of the most oft-anthologized horror tales. This ghost story has been called one of the best in the English language by such luminaries as Algernon Blackwood and H. P. Lovecraft. The tale concerns an author who moves into a deserted house and starts to become influenced by its ghostly female occupant? Or...is it just in his mind?< Less
The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu By Sax Rohmer
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Henry Ward (15 February 1883 – 1 June 1959), better... More > known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist. He is best remembered for his series of novels featuring the master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu.Born in Birmingham to a working-class family, Arthur Ward initially pursued a career as a civil servant before concentrating on writing full-time. He worked as a poet, songwriter and comedy sketch writer for music hall performers before creating the Sax Rohmer persona and pursuing a career writing weird fiction. [citation needed]Like his contemporaries Algernon Blackwood and Arthur Machen, Rohmer claimed membership to one of the factions of the qabbalistic Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Rohmer also claimed ties to the Rosicrucians, but the validity of his claims has been questioned. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sax_Rohmer< Less
The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu By Nathaniel, Mrs. Conklin
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Arthur Henry Ward (15 February 1883 – 1 June 1959), better... More > known as Sax Rohmer, was a prolific English novelist. He is best remembered for his series of novels featuring the master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu.Born in Birmingham to a working-class family, Arthur Ward initially pursued a career as a civil servant before concentrating on writing full-time. He worked as a poet, songwriter and comedy sketch writer for music hall performers before creating the Sax Rohmer persona and pursuing a career writing weird fiction. [citation needed]Like his contemporaries Algernon Blackwood and Arthur Machen, Rohmer claimed membership to one of the factions of the qabbalistic Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Rohmer also claimed ties to the Rosicrucians, but the validity of his claims has been questioned. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sax_Rohmer< Less