The Complete John Silence Stories

The Complete John Silence Stories One of the foremost British writers of supernatural tales in the twentieth century Algernon Blackwood wrote stories in which the slow accumulation of telling details produced a foreboding a

  • Title: The Complete John Silence Stories
  • Author: Algernon Blackwood S.T. Joshi
  • ISBN: 9780486299426
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
  • One of the foremost British writers of supernatural tales in the twentieth century, Algernon Blackwood 1869 1951 wrote stories in which the slow accumulation of telling details produced a foreboding atmosphere of almost unendurable tension Blackwood s literary renown began in 1908 with the publication of a highly successful collection of stories, John Silence PhysiciaOne of the foremost British writers of supernatural tales in the twentieth century, Algernon Blackwood 1869 1951 wrote stories in which the slow accumulation of telling details produced a foreboding atmosphere of almost unendurable tension Blackwood s literary renown began in 1908 with the publication of a highly successful collection of stories, John Silence Physician Extraordinary, featuring a psychic doctor This volume contains all five of the John Silence stories from the 1908 edition plus one additional tale Edited and with an informative introduction by S T Joshi, noted occult fiction authority, the stories include A Psychical Invasion, in which Silence is summoned to a house apparently haunted by former tenants In Ancient Sorceries, he encounters a man who tells of strange experiences in a small French town and in Secret Worship, an ill starred character is rescued from spiritual and perhaps physical death The Nemesis of Fire, The Camp of the Dog, and A Victim of Higher Space conclude this collection of spellbinding tales, which will delight any devotee of weird literature.

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