1. TheSerpantofNar

    TheSerpantofNar Active Member

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    Algernon Blackwood

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by TheSerpantofNar, Nov 4, 2013.

    I'm going to be getting a book with three short stories of Algernon blackwood's. So is his writing atmospheric and creepy?
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    i've never heard of him... why don't you google him and see what his wiki bio says...
     
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    when i first saw this thread, i thought you were on about The Importance Of Being Earnest (oops!)
     
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    Lemex That's Lord Lemex to you. Contributor

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    Yes he is atmospheric, but he is not very 'modern'. In fact, he's pretty pulpish. If you like writers like H.P. Lovecraft, August Derleth, Robert E. Howard, or Edgar Allen Poe then I'd say check him out, but if not then I wouldn't really suggest him.
     
  5. TheSerpantofNar

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    I just read one of his haunted house stories it was pretty good. Very creepy and atmospheric stuff
     

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