Day and Night Stories

Day and Night Stories

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

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 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"
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The Garden of Survival

The Garden of Survival

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

How is this book unique? Font adjustments & biography included Unabridged (100% Original content) Formatted for e-reader Illustrated About The Garden of Survival by Algernon Blackwood Twins may be similar in outward appearance and share genetic material, but the paths they take in life are often markedly divergent. That\'s certainly the case in Algernon Blackwood\'s The Garden of Survival, in which two twin brothers\' adventures take them to opposite ends of the earth – though their special bond remains intact. The Garden of Survival begins in Blackwood’s usual polished and expressive style. His protagonist, Richard, a former military man now making a living as a foreign diplomat in Africa, details in epistolary format his musings of life and love. The story is both enticing and ethereal. The description of Richard’s childhood garden is vaguely reminiscent of the biblical Garden of Eden. Algernon Henry Blackwood was an English writer of tales of the supernatural. In his late thirties, Blackwood started to write horror stories. He was very successful, writing ten books of short stories and appearing on both radio and television to tell them. He also wrote fourteen novels and a number of plays, most of which were produced but not published. He was an avid lover of nature, and many of his stories reflect this.
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The Bright Messenger

The Bright Messenger

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared for printing through automated processes. Despite the cleaning process, occasional flaws may still be present that were part of the original work itself, or introduced during digitization. This book and hundreds of thousands of others can be found online in the HathiTrust Digital Library at www.hathitrust.org.
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Collected Works of Algernon Blackwood

Collected Works of Algernon Blackwood

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

The Master of the Supernatural, Algernon Blackwood was one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. This comprehensive eBook presents the largest collection of Blackwood’s works ever compiled in a single edition in the US, with all but one of the novels, many short stories, numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Blackwood’s life and works* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts* 13 novels, with individual contents tables* Rare novels, like THE EDUCATION OF UNCLE PAUL, THE FRUIT STONERS and JULIUS LE VALLON appearing for the first time in digital publishing* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts* Excellent formatting of the texts* Children’s works such as SAMBO AND SNITCH are fully illustrated with their original artwork* Rare short story collections – explore the weird fiction of the master short story writer* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories* Easily locate the short stories you want to read* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
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The Algernon Blackwood Collection

The Algernon Blackwood Collection

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

Karpathos publishes the greatest works of history's greatest authors and collects them to make it easy and affordable for readers to have them all at the push of a button.  All of our collections include a linked table of contents.Algernon Blackwood was an English author best known for his ghost stories. Blackwood's short stories The Willows and The Wendigo were very influential in the genre. This collection includes the following:NOVELS:The CentaurJimbo: A FantasyThe Human ChordA Prisoner in FairylandThe Extra DayJulius LeVallonThe Bright MessengerThe Wave: An Egyptian AftermathThe Promise of AirThe Garden of Survival SHORT STORIES:The WillowsThe WendigoThe DamnedThe Man Whom the Trees LovedThe Insanity of JonesThe Man Who Found OutThe Glamour of SnowSandA Physical InvasionAncient SorceriesThe Nemesis of FireSecret WorshipThe Camp of the DogA Victim of Higher SpaceThe Empty HouseA Haunted...
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13 Tales of Terror

13 Tales of Terror

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

ABOUT THIS EBOOK The stories selected for this eBook came from a variety of sources. All the stories were either scans of books I own or in digital format---pdf, rtf, txt and/or HTML 1.0 files. I converted, cleaned-up and re-formatted all the stories contained in this eBook to better suit an eBook reader. I “test” my final epubs on a Nook Color and an iPad2 to ensure the best possible reading experience; however, not all eReaders are the same and don’t always display epubs in the same way as others. This is especially true when it comes to the Table of Contents (ToC), images within the epub and the display of the book cover. I adhered as much as possible to the original punctuation, spelling and sentence structure in each story. Many of these stories were written with a very specific structure and style that may seem odd when presented in an electronic format. I found this especially true in the way many characters’ dialogue was written. Please understand, in an effort to preserve the author’s text, some words, structures etc. may seem like errors that I missed while creating this eBook for you. No words or text of the authors’ original works were omitted or altered; each story is word-for-word as presented in the original source file. If you find errors, or run into any difficulty with this eBook please feel free to contact me through Bolt. Finally, it is my sincerest wish that you have the best possible reading experience with this eBook. Flyboy707 October, 2011 ABOUT THE AUTHORAlgernon Henry Blackwood was born on march 14, 1869 and was an English short story writer and novelist. Blackwood was 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 (today part of south-east London, but then part of northwest Kent) and educated at Wellington College. His father was a Post Office administrator who, according to Peter Penzoldt, "though not devoid of genuine good-heartedness, had appallingly narrow religious ideas". Blackwood had a varied career, working as a milk farmer in Canada, operating a hotel, as a newspaper reporter in New York City, bartender, model, journalist for the New York Times, private secretary, businessman, and violin teacher. Throughout his adult life, he was an occasional essayist for various periodicals. In his late thirties, he moved back to England and started to write stories of the supernatural. He was very successful, writing at least ten original collections of short stories and eventually appearing on both radio and television to tell them. He also wrote fourteen novels, several children's books, and a number of plays, most of which were produced but not published. He was an avid lover of nature and the outdoors, and many of his stories reflect this. To satisfy his interest in the supernatural, he joined the “Ghost Club”. He never married; according to his friends he was a loner but also cheerful company. Jack Sullivan points out that "Blackwood's life parallels his work more neatly than perhaps that of any other ghost story writer. Like his lonely but fundamentally optimistic protagonists, he was a combination of mystic and outdoorsman; when he wasn't steeping himself in occultism, including Rosicrucianism and Buddhism, he was likely to be skiing or mountain climbing.” His two best known stories are probably "The Willows" and "The Wendigo". He would also often write stories for newspapers at short notice, with the result that he was unsure exactly how many short stories he had written and there is no sure total. 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; and Julius LeVallon and its sequel The Bright Messenger, which deal with reincarnation and the possibility of a new, mystical evolution in human consciousness. Algernon Blackwood dies on December 10, 1951. He was 82 years old.
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A Prisoner in Fairyland

A Prisoner in Fairyland

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

Though recognized primarily as a writer of 'weird' horror fiction for adults, Algernon Blackwood also wrote a number of delightful tales for children and young adults. A Prisoner in Fairyland is an engaging and imaginative romp through a mystical dimension that served as the basis for the popular children's play The Starlight Express.
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Ancient Sorceries And Other Weird Stories

Ancient Sorceries And Other Weird Stories

Algernon Blackwood

Horror / Short Stories / Weird Fiction

Ancient Sorceries And Other Weird Stories is a collection of supernatural stories by one of the greatest writers of such stories to have ever lived, Algernon Blackwood. This collection contains the title story, Ancient Sorceries, which is the tale of a tourist who becomes enchanted by a strange French town and the ancient secrets that are hidden there. Also included in this collection is one of Blackwood's most celebrated stories, The Willows, the story of two campers who pick the wrong place to sleep for the night, as well as the following seven tales: Smith: An Episode in a Lodging-House, The Insanity of Jones, The Man Who Found Out, The Wendigo, The Glamour of the Snow, The Man Whom the Trees Loved, and Sand.
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