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Nov 13, Dannii Elle rated it really liked it Shelves: It was for that reason that I had some difficulty staying interested in it. Now to me, a short story and a novella isn’t the same thing and shouldn’t be called the same thing in algernoj same book, and for no reason at all – it bugs me. It didn’t help my composure one bit when my faithful traveling companion Mooncheese got bored with my long walk of four feet and went to slumber with the devious dreams that only nature can provide and that man can only stare wide-eyed in horror at even a thought about what they might contain.

I saucrs always been a fan of the horror genre. Two friends are midway on a canoe trip down the Danube River. Anyway, my copy is 37 pages so whatever you call it it doesn’t take long to read.

The Willows

C’Trese Joseph rated it it was ok Jul 17, I think if I could read it then, I would have be more afraid than what I was. The reader is forced to work harder as the psychological aspects of the story push to the fore. By all the gods of the trees and the wilderness, no!

The narrative that began with such imaginative and beautiful imagery starts to deteriorate as the story teller finds himself trying desperately to rationalise and quantify his experiences. And the note of this willow-camp now became unmistakably plain to me: Vendigo 4 stars The Willows 5 stars Descent to Egypt 4 stars. In the night, the fire is dying He was an avid lover of nature and the outdoors, and many of his stories reflect this. Wispy Willow to be exact, but she has nothing to do with the story, neither does any other cocker spaniel, in fact there’s not a dog near the place.


It lacks story, suspense, meaning and sense. Lovecraft whose work I love called this the best supernatural tale in the English language.

Los Sauces (Spanish, Paperback)

Books by Algernon Blackwood. Once stranded, everything surrounding the pair of increasingly nervous adventurers begins blackwooe display a sort of anthropomorphic character and very little of it is friendly.

He also wrote fourteen novels, several children’s books, and a number of plays, most of which were produced but not published. This was an intensely chilling and atmospheric little read. View all 8 comments. Lovecraft would use this method later in his writing. The Willows is Algernon Blackwood’s most famous story, and one which H. Throughout the story Blackwood personifies the surrounding environment—river, sun, wind—and imbues them with a powerful and ultimately threatening character. In the early part of the Twentieth Century, two experienced young adventurers decided to take a canoe trip, down saucds famous Danube River during the summer, how glorious.

And the willow bushes everywhere, mile after mile, always moving like animals ready to attack, sucking the mighty river dry. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The forces of the region drew nearer with the coming of blaxkwood.

They set up camp somewhere on a small island. I grew to feel it may have been a bit too slow–though it is always difficult to strike such a balance. But, I don’t understand why it’s on so many lists of the best horror stories.

The Willows are, of course, another cool trait of the story. In MHO, truly one of the best horror stories every written. Silazak u Egipat – 3. Blackwood was a great lover of the natural world and it sh Review from Badelynge As someone who a,gernon had a lifetime fascination with ghost stories and mythology I could hardly ignore the works of Algernon Blackwood.


Los sauces by Algernon Blackwood (2 star ratings)

Characters – I enjoyed the two friends who traveled to a beautiful place to meet a blackwiod. He also wrote fourteen novels, several children’s books, and a number of plays, most of which were produced but not published.

Blackwood was born in Shooter’s Hill today part of south-east London, but then part of northwest Kent and educated at Wellington College. Like The WendigoThe Willows personifies elements of nature to create a sxuces, supernatural tale of gothic, psychological horror.

I guess I was hoping for more creepiness. So much of the story was carried on the particular delivery of the concept, so I’m not convinced that quite so much preparation was really necessary.

Los Sauces 5 9 Sep 07, Stop by and say hey. To be honest, the story never really grabbed me. And yet this did not need anything more when the landscape played such a large, central focus and enhanced the eerie qualities of the piece to overwhelmingly terrifying proportions!

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Among his thirty-odd books, Blackwood wrote a bblackwood of stories and short novels published as John Silence, Physician Extraordinarywhich featured a “psychic detective” who combined the skills of a Sherlock Holmes and a psychic medium.

It’s for the reader to determine what is real and what isn’t, which is half the fun in the two books I’ve read by the author.

You all everybody read Henry’s spot on review right here: Books by Algernon Blackwood. To ask other readers questions about The Willowsplease algeron up.