Algernon Blackwood

Algernon Blackwood

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Algernon Henry Blackwood, CBE 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 "may be the premier weird collection of this or any other century." Blackwood was born in Shooter's Hill 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 teachershow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136757117
  • 9786136757117