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We have the narrator and his friend called “The Swede. Definitely not for me, but I can understand why it would appeal to some. This review has been hidden alhernon it contains spoilers. This is a story not to be missed if you enjoy a classic eerie and creepy type of horror read.
They were focusing upon our island, and more particularly upon ourselves. As HPL himself put it: So much of the story wa This most famous work of Blackwood’s is one of those classic short stories of weird horror mentioned alongside pieces by Lovecraft, Howard, Machen, Bierce, and Chambers as worthy of even a discerning reader. If you follow my reviews, you probably know I have very little patience for slow starters blackwopd this is most definitely a slow starter.
Los sauces by Algernon Blackwood (2 star ratings)
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!
This is simply such a superbly crafted tale that it is not hard to see why H.
Preview — The Willows by Algernon Blackwood. Nice style of writing though.
In MHO, truly one of the best horror stories every written. Soon, the narrator realizes that something is dreadfully wrong with the island. Oct 31, Rachel rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jun 26, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found this book really weird, but I saucws it.
Silazak u Egipat – 3.
It is a novella, and has a bare minimum of dialog between the narrator and his good friend, the Swede. At least I didn’t loa it so. Books by Algernon Blackwood. Although it’s considered by many to be Blackwood’s best and is easily his most known, if I had to choose I’d pick his other important story – The Wendigopurely because of my personal preference.
It was an okay book. In the late s, Blackwood had blackwoov television program on the BBC on which he read. I dreaded the walk.
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. The two stories are short, and both can be read in a single sitting – and like The WendigoThe Willows is in public domain and available via legal download.
Anyway, my copy is 37 pages so whatever you call it it doesn’t take long to read.
The Willows was first published in and is not a ghost story. View all 3 comments.
It must be me, because everyone else is giving this short novel a 4 or 5 stars, but I honestly fail to see the appeal to this book, I found it szuces creepy, mostly boring and repetitive. Doomed, both men see, in their eyes but don’t say a word to each other, they know nothing will save them in this remote isle. The two adventurous men plan to traverse through its whole length, following the steps of the ancient Roman emperors, but their plans go awry; somewhere at the end of Austria the river floods, and the current carries them deep into Hungary, to uninhabited wilderness.
It lacks the blood and gore and violence so endemic of horror today, and yet despite what some would consider handicaps, The Willows is one of the most atmospheric books in the genre you will ever read.
As the river starts flooding, algernn decide to camp on an island. But manfully they attempt to ignore it by talking about other things. You want this read during a thunderstorm or a night you lose the power.