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The Willows – Algernon Blackwood

Algernon Blackwood is one of the author’s with whom I was familiar although, I realise having read this, not familiar enough. In The Willows, the narrator and his companion (‘the Swede’) are paddling up the Danube. The river of this … Continue reading

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The Weird: The Screaming Skull – F. Marion Crawford

The introductory blurb for F. Marion Crawford’s The Screaming Skull (1908) describes it as an early example of the modern monologue (noting that it verges on the stream-of-consciousness at times). This form suits what, at first glance, would appear to … Continue reading

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The Weird – Ann and Jeff Vandermeer (eds)

1: The Other Side – Alfred Kubin Before I get started on the story, I think it’s worth noting that this hefty volume has an interesting (ahem) ‘Foreweird’ by Michael Moorcock and an introduction by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer. Moorcock … Continue reading

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The Weird

I’m being defeated by my current reading pile at the moment. Since you ask it is: Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Fall of Prussia – Christopher Clark Hellstrom’s Hive – Frank Herbert Britain BC – Francis Pryor Andrey Kurkov – … Continue reading

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