ANCIENT SORCERIES THE OTHER SUPERNATURAL MYSTERIES

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Author: Algernon Blackwood

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8027201373

Category: Fiction

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This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. 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. Blackwood's best known stories are "The Willows" and "The Wendigo". Contents: The Willows The Insanity of Jones Ancient Sorceries The Man Who Found Out The Wendigo The Glamour of the Snow The Man Whom the Trees Loved Sand

Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories

A collection of chilling tales of the supernatural by a master of the macabre explores the uncanny and disturbing forces that transform nature in such acclaimed works as "The Willows," "The Wendigo," "The Insanity of Jones," and "Sand.

Author: Algernon Blackwood

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780142180150

Category: Fiction

Page: 374

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A collection of chilling tales of the supernatural by a master of the macabre explores the uncanny and disturbing forces that transform nature in such acclaimed works as "The Willows," "The Wendigo," "The Insanity of Jones," and "Sand." Original.

Ancient Sorceries and Other Chilling Tales

This collection confirms Algernon Blackwood as one of the modern geniuses of supernatural fiction.

Author: Algernon Blackwood

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781907429859

Category: Horror tales, English.orror tales, English

Page: 232

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Mysterious and unsettling, Algernon Blackwood's stories have the capacity to invoke genuine fear in the reader. Collected here are seven of his best, including 'The Willows' - perhaps his most celebrated story, and considered to be one of the finest supernatural tales in English literature.

American Supernatural Tales

This volumes also includes "The Yellow Sign," the most horrific story from The King in Yellow, the classic horror collection by Robert W. Chambers featured on HBO's hit TV series True Detective.

Author: S. T. Joshi

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101662751

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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Part of a new six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by Academy Award-winning director of The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro American Supernatural Tales is the ultimate collection of weird and frightening American short fiction. As Stephen King will attest, the popularity of the occult in American literature has only grown since the days of Edgar Allan Poe. The book celebrates the richness of this tradition with chilling contributions from some of the nation's brightest literary lights, including Poe himself, H. P. Lovecraft, Shirley Jackson, Ray Bradbury, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and—of course—Stephen King. This volumes also includes "The Yellow Sign," the most horrific story from The King in Yellow, the classic horror collection by Robert W. Chambers featured on HBO's hit TV series True Detective. By turns phantasmagoric, spectral, and demonic, this is a frighteningly good collection of stories. Filmmaker and longtime horror literature fan Guillermo del Toro serves as the curator for the Penguin Horror series, a new collection of classic tales and poems by masters of the genre. Included here are some of del Toro’s favorites, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Ray Russell’s short story “Sardonicus,” considered by Stephen King to be “perhaps the finest example of the modern Gothic ever written,” to Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House and stories by Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ted Klein, and Robert E. Howard. Featuring original cover art by Penguin Art Director Paul Buckley, these stunningly creepy deluxe hardcovers will be perfect additions to the shelves of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and paranormal aficionados everywhere.

The Complete John Silence Stories

Six tales of horror from a master craftsman: "A Psychical Invasion," "Ancient Sorceries," "Secret Worship," "The Nemesis of Fire," "The Camp of God," and "A Victim of Higher Space."

Author: Algernon Blackwood

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486299422

Category: Fiction

Page: 246

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Six tales of horror from a master craftsman: "A Psychical Invasion," "Ancient Sorceries," "Secret Worship," "The Nemesis of Fire," "The Camp of God," and "A Victim of Higher Space."

The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories

" More than just a collection of terrifying tales, this volume reveals the development of Lovecraft's mesmerizing narrative style and establishes him as a canonical - and visionary - American writer.

Author: H. P. Lovecraft

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101100117

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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A definitive collection of stories from the unrivaled master of twentieth-century horror in a Penguin Classics Deluxe edition with cover art by Travis Louie Frequently imitated and widely influential, Howard Philips Lovecraft reinvented the horror genre in the 1920s, discarding ghosts and witches and instead envisioning mankind as a tiny outpost of dwindling sanity in a chaotic and malevolent universe. S. T. Joshi, Lovecraft's preeminent interpreter, presents a selection of the master's fiction, from the early tales of nightmares and madness such as "The Outsider" to the overpowering cosmic terror of "The Call of Cthulhu." More than just a collection of terrifying tales, this volume reveals the development of Lovecraft's mesmerizing narrative style and establishes him as a canonical - and visionary - American writer. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Starlight Man

Reprint Collections Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales ( London : Collins , 1927 )
. Contains : ' Ancient Sorceries ' , ' The Willows ' , ' The Return ' , ' Running Wolf ' , '
The Man Whom the Trees Loved ' , ' The Man who played upon the Leaf ' .

Author: Michael Ashley

Publisher: Constable & Robinson

ISBN:

Category: Authors, English

Page: 395

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"Blackwood revealed that all of his stories were based on personal experiences or those of his close friends. This from the man whose stories take us to a lonely island in the river Danube where two travellers face the cosmic powers of the Earth in all their might; and deep into the deserts of Egypt where a lone man witnesses the spirit of the ancient past rise up like a gigantic wall of sand. H. P. Lovecraft said of him, 'Of the quality of Mr. Blackwood's genius there can be no dispute; for no one has even approached the skill, seriousness, and minute fidelity with which he records the overtones of strangeness in ordinary things and experiences ...'".

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy Through 1968 Who s who A L

Author:

Publisher: Chicago : Advent: Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Fantasy fiction

Page: 298

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This massively comprehensive work of science fiction and fantasy bibliography is already a library standard. It consists of an alphabetical listing of hundreds of authors, anthologists, editors, artists, etc., with biographical sketches where available, and compilations of their science fiction and fantasy works. The contents of most collections and anthologies are listed. In most cases the entries include bibliographic data for all known English-language editions and forms, as well as some foreign translations. Each author's entry also includes listings of books and short stories which form connected series, such as Robert Heinlein's famous Future History. Large 8 1/2 x 11 inch pages in two columns of small print.

Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

WRITINGS : ONLINE SHORT STORIES Daily Princetonian Online , http : / / www .
dailyprince tonian . com / ( April 17 , 2003 ) ... Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales ,
Collins ( London , England ) , 1927 , published as Ancient Sorceries and Other ...

Author: Gale Cengage Publishing

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787695330

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 446

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A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

Contemporary Authors

Tales of the Supernatural , edited by Mike Ashley , Bookmasters ( Woodbridge ,
Suffolk , England ) , 1983 . ... Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales , Collins (
London ) , 1927 , published as Ancient Sorceries and Other Stories , Penguin (
London ) ...

Author: Kathleen Edgar

Publisher: Contemporary Authors

ISBN: 9780810393493

Category: Authors

Page: 485

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Your students and users will find biographical information on approximately 300 modern writers in this volume of Contemporary Authors®.

St James Guide to Horror Ghost Gothic Writers

Short Stories creature allergic to another version of itself . ... Once again
Blackburn uses outsiders as the fulcrum of the plot , and their investigations
reveal an ancient race of parasitic creatures who ... Ancient Sorceries and Other
Tales .

Author: St James Press

Publisher: St James Press

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 746

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Provides background information and a critical evaluation of authors of horror, ghost and gothic fiction, and lists each author's works in these fields and in other genres.

Twentieth century Crime and Mystery Writers

Author: Gerald Siegal

Publisher: Chicago : St. James Press

ISBN:

Category: American fiction

Page: 1294

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**** Cited in Sheehy and BCL3. The foremost reference in the field, completely revised and updated, and now covering about 600 authors, mainly English-language writers whose work appeared during or since the time of Conan Doyle. The entry for each writer consists of a biography, a bibliography, and a signed critical essay. Living authors were invited to add a comment on their work; many of them accepted, and their remarks are both entertaining and enlightening. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

British Fantasy and Science fiction Writers Before World War I

The Magic Mirror : Lost Tales and Mysteries by Algernon Blackwood , edited by
Michael Ashley ( N . p . ... of Fire and Other Stories ( New York : Dutton , 1925 ) ;
Through the Crack ( London : French , 1925 ) ; Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales
 ...

Author: Layman

Publisher: Detroit, MI : Gale Research

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 363

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Essays on British writers of fantasy and science fiction during a time when science, technology and industrialization made increasingly impressive inroads from the Enlightenment to World War I.A gradual emphasis on social improvement, including literature, involved efforts to increase literacy through expanding material to read. During this period, publication of newspapers, penny dreadfuls and dime novels lead to pulp magazines and other popular periodicals.

St James Guide to Crime Mystery Writers

Author: Taryn Benbow-Pfalzgraf

Publisher: Saint James Press

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1264

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Provides information on the most influential English-language writers of the crime and mystery genre. Each entry includes author biographies; complete bibliographies; lists of critical studies; locations of manuscripts; the writer's own comments on his or her work, when available; and an essay written by an expert of the genre.

The Fantasy Book

ARTUR MAUNCAT TALES OF Psychic subtleties HORROR SUPERNATURAL
AND THE Opposite , Out of the Deep ... including The Listener and Other Stories (
1907 ) , The Dance of Death ( 1927 ) , Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales ( c .

Author: Franz Rottensteiner

Publisher: Free Press

ISBN:

Category: Fantasy fiction

Page: 160

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Beyond the frontiers of reason there extends the vast, shadowy world of fantasy, where monsters lurk in the gloomy depths, vampires flit across the face of the moon, and imagination reigns supreme. Franz Rottensteiner explores the world of fantasy as it appears in the literature of the West. The dark side of the mind, that fascinating and perilous Dream State, has produced its own literature of the weird, the uncanny, and the demoniac. Since the beginning of time, storytellers have told of remote and exotic realms filled with ghosts, werewolves, ghouls, and zombies. From the clinical horrors of Edgar Allan Poe to the nightmare bureaucracy of Kafka; from Frankenstein to Alice in Wonderland; from Rider Haggard to C.S. Lewis; from the Jewish ghetto of the golem to the decayed castle of Gormenghast - The Fantasy Book presents a spectral march of figures and themes from the edge of reality, and beyond.

In the Land of Time

Here published for the first time by Penguin Classics, this edition is the only annotated version of Dunsany's short stories.

Author: Dunsany

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440650268

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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A new edition of the Fantasy Tales that inspired J.R.R. Tolkien and H.P. Lovecraft A pioneer in the realm of imaginative literature, Lord Dunsany has gained a cult following for his influence on modern fantasy literature, including such authors as J.R.R. Tolkien and H. P. Lovecraft. This unique collection of short stories ranges over five decades of work. Liberal selections of earlier tales—including the entire Gods of Pegana as well as such notable works as "Idle Days of the Yann" and "The Fortress Unvanquishable, Save for Sacnoth"—are followed by memorable later tales, including several about the garrulous traveler Joseph Jorkens and the outrageous murder tale "The Two Bottles of Relish." Throughout, the stories are united by Dunsany's cosmic vision, his impeccable and mellifluous prose, and his distinctively Irish sense of whimsy. Here published for the first time by Penguin Classics, this edition is the only annotated version of Dunsany's short stories. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Modern Horror Writers

1921 . The Bright Messenger . 1921 . Episodes Before Thirty . 1923 . Tongues of
Fire and Other Sketches . 1924 . Through the Crack ( with Violet Pearn ) . 1925 .
Ancient Sorceries and Other Tales . 1927 . The Dance of Death and Other Tales .

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Chelsea House

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 185

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A collection of profiles provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on noted horror writers from the first half of this century

Lost Souls

Sub Rosa : Strange Tales . London : Gollancz , 1968 . Tales of Love and Death .
Gollancz , 1977 . Asquith , Cynthia . This Mortal Coil . Sauk City ... Ancient
Sorceries and Other Tales . London : Collins , 1927 . - . Best Ghost Stories of
Algernon ...

Author: Jack Sullivan

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Ghost stories, English

Page: 430

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Best Short Stories of Algernon Blackwood

All together this collection includes eighteen of Blackwood's most haunting tales. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper.

Author: Algernon Blackwood

Publisher: Digireads.com

ISBN: 9781420965117

Category: Fiction

Page: 442

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"Best Short Stories of Algernon Blackwood" is a collection of frightening tales by one of the greatest British writers of supernatural fiction of the twentieth century. Born in London in 1869, Blackwood began publishing ghost stories in 1906 and became a prolific writer, as well as a journalist and radio broadcaster. Included in this collection are such classic tales as "Ancient Sorceries", which follows a tourist who becomes enchanted by a strange French town and the ancient secrets that are hidden there, and the "The Willows", which was considered by H. P. Lovecraft to be one of the finest supernatural stories ever written. Blackwood interwove both the traditional elements of horror literature, such as haunted houses and ghosts, with ideas far ahead of his time, like cosmic experiences, advanced beings, and multiple dimensions of existence. Blackwood is famous for his unsurpassed ability to create foreboding moods, slowly building suspense, and keeping readers on the edges of their seats. All together this collection includes eighteen of Blackwood's most haunting tales. This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper.

The Best Books

7/6 Cassell 27 ; 28 ; 29 Tales of Five Towns [ Phænix Lib . ] ... Day and Night
Stories , 6 / ( Cassell ) ; Dance of Death , 51 [ all short stories ] Jenkins 13 ; 17 ; 27
Ancient Sorceries & other Tales [ short stories ) 3/6 c 8 ° Collins 27 BOWEN , Eliz
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Author: William Swan Sonnenschein

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Category: Best books

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