The Willows (Unabridged Edition)

The Willows (Unabridged Edition)

Algernon Blackwood


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The Willows is one in every of Blackwood's most sensible recognized works and has been influential on a couple of later writers. Horror writer H.P. Lovecraft thought of it to be the best supernatural story in English literature. during the tale Blackwood personifies the encompassing environment—river, sunlight, wind—and imbues them with a robust and finally threatening personality. so much ominous are the hundreds of dense, desultory, menacing willows, which "moved in their personal will as if alive, and so they touched, by way of a few incalculable process, my very own prepared feel of the horrible." - acquaintances are halfway on a canoe journey down the Danube River. After coping with to land their canoe for the night, through the evening and into tomorrow and evening, the mysterious, antagonistic forces emerge in strength, together with huge, darkish shapes that appear to track the attention of the 2 men…
Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) used to be an English brief tale author and novelist, probably the most prolific writers of ghost tales within the heritage of the style.

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