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Four of the best novellas from one of the most underrated names in horror and weird fiction - writers such as H. P. Lovecraft rated Blackwood as one of the very best writers of the genre. This title features an introduction and notes contextualizing this characterful author “It is my firm opinion that…The Willows is the greatest weird tale ever written.” – H.P. Lovecraft From one of the greatest and most prolific authors of twentieth century weird fiction come four of the very best strange stories ever told.
The Willows: Two men become stranded on an island in the Danube delta, only to find that they might be in the domain of some greater power from beyond the limits of human experience.
The Wendigo: A hunting party in Ontario begin to fear that they are being stalked by an entity thought to be confined to legend.
The Man Whom the Trees Loved: A couple is driven apart as the husband is enthralled by the possessive and jealous spirits dwelling in the nearby forest. Ancient Sorceries: In conversation with the occult detective and physician Dr. John Silence, a traveler relates his nightmarish visit to a strange town in Northern France, and the maddening secret from his past revealed by its inhabitants.
Part of the British Library Tales of the Weird series.
Author: Edited by Xavier Aldana Reyes
Brand: British Library Publishing
Number of pages: 288 pages
Dimensions: 190 x 130 mm