: Incredible Adventures (): Algernon Blackwood: Books. The regeneration of Lord Ernie — The sacrifice — The damned — A descent into Egypt — Wayfarers. Hippocampus Press Incredible Adventures By Algernon Blackwood – Introduction by S. T. Joshi June ISBN pages.

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This is a pity, because “A Descent into Egypt” has moments of grandeur, wonder, and terror that make me wish Blackwood had not spent so much time making this reader feel as if the sands of Egypt were passing before his eyes grain by grain by grain. Doyle rated it it was amazing Jun 02, There’s something about his writing that really uplifts me, and never fails to evoke an unsettling atmosphere and mood.

In this Egyptian tale, the land and time of the ancients is the reality; the present day is only the skin on the surface. As he told Peter Penzoldt, he found “spiritual terror” missing in his young admirer’s writing, something he considered all-important in his own. The Listener and Other Stories. aventures

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Over the Unworldly Top. The Three Impostors; or the Transmutations. Lords of the Housetops: Coco Deliplus rated it it was amazing Dec 21, Derek G rated it it was amazing Mar 31, The overfilled passages of useless vocabulary led nowhere, where a succinct paragraph would have sufficed.

It is hallucinatory in the extreme; so much so that it makes me wonder why Blackwood was never championed in the s by the same hippie college kids who took so wholeheartedly to Carlos Castaneda and P. Be the first to ask a question about Incredible Adventures.


Incredible Adventures By Algernon Blackwood

Yes, he is very wordy, and some may feel like he belabours the uncredible but in fact it is his It’s been just about long enough to allow myself the pleasure of reading another book by the master of numinous horror, Algernon Blackwood.

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The five pieces in “Incredible Adventures” are almost impossible to categorize. There’s advengures actually five stories in this collection, four of which I would actually call novellas more than short stories. This met my low expectations. Todd Fife rated it really liked it Nov 29, Perhaps he endeavoured to create intense emotion, but the result was confused repetitive text.

A haunted house story with a twist. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: How to write a great review. It was originally published by Macmillan in and reprinted in by Hippocampus Press.

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Three John Silence Stories. Blackwood was highly regarded by H. The Second Algernon Blackwood Megapack. Published July 1st by Hippocampus Press first published Joshi adventurex called this book “perhaps the greatest weird collection of all time,” and while I do not pretend to be well read enough to concur in that evaluation, I will say that the book is beautifully written Lulled into a false sense of security, you discover you are no longer within comfortable boundaries.


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indredible I feel like it’s my charge that everyone should hear from me at least once that their lives are incomplete until finding Algernon Blackwood in some form. Savor the language that Blackwood commands, and lines such as this one: I myself am a copy editor and proofreader, and find it amazing that this edition was proofed at all.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Next up is “The Sacrifice,” one of the shorter pieces, in alggernon a mountaineer who has just undergone some severe life setbacks goes climbing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The last adgentures, “Wayfarers”, was pretty good but also took off into almost dreamscape territory which I hmm kinda wanted to give it 4 stars but some of the stories were just way too slow.

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