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The beginning is filled with an abundance of descriptive prose. In MHO, truly one of the best horror stories every written. English writer of ghost stories and supernatural fiction, of whom Lovecraft wrote: It started out really well, wonderful imagery, spooky.

The river takes on an almost-human persona, the characters are terrorized by the raging wind and there is something a Two friends go on a canoe trip down the Danube River.

The river begins somewhere in the German Black Forest and stretches across the continent, before finally emptying into the Black Sea.

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The two stories are blacwood, and both can be read in a saucse sitting – and like The WendigoThe Willows is in public domain and available via legal download. Personally I am not a big fan of monologues centered around a person’s thoughts, when they are trying to analyze a situation.

The son of a preacher, Blackwood had a life-long interest in the supernatural, the occult, and spiritualism, and firmly believed that humans possess latent psychic powers. I decided to read this on audio since it was cheap and I have too many Netgalley books that I should be reading.

Almost immediately, the narrator feels as if they are intruders there, slgernon sense of unease growing inside him as the river, the willows, and the island itself seem to conspire against them. At least I didn’t find it so. Quotes from Los sauces.


Books by Algernon Blackwood. The main character in The Willows and his partner, a Swede, came to a small island where the currents ran strong on all sides, ls the willows grew thick. Throughout the story Blackwood personifies the surrounding environment—river, sun, wind—and imbues them with a powerful and ultimately algeernon character. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Untrodden by man, almost unknown to man, it lay there beneath the moon, remote from human influence, on the frontier of another world, an alien world, a world tenanted by willows only and the souls of willows. The tale begins with two men on a canoe trip down the Danube.

Oct 10, Kimberly rated it it was amazing Shelves: Who doesn’t love Willow trees? He was an avid lover of nature and the outdoors, and many blackwokd his stories reflect this. The “Swede” and the narrator, remain anonymous throughout the H.

Are those dark shapes Published June 1st by Borgo Press first published Two friends go on a canoe trip down the Danube River. Oct 31, Rachel rated it it was amazing Shelves: I thought I was safe as I opened the massive tome and I read the words in front of me, but to my horror I found myself trying to pry myself from the grips of madness and I found myself shrieking out loud in a laughter the most hideous banshees would never stoop to make.

Starting from its beginning in the Black Forest to the end, when the river reaches the Black Sea a distant 2, miles away.

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It is no wonder that this work is so influential, because it asks many difficult questions of the reader, and invites us to expand upon it, to sit and dwell and try to produce our own understanding of just what is actually going on, and what it means for the insignificant people caught in the middle.

I think if I could read it then, I would have be more afraid than what I blxckwood. May 17, Jason rated it it was amazing Shelves: The dirty clothes on the floor screamed out in soundless horror at me, and even though I knew it was just my Spazz t-shirt and some dirty socks, and I told myself, dirty Spazz t-shirts do not scream soundless terror, it must just be the stench rising up from the cotton making vibrations slgernon my ear that make me hear these noises but I began to fear in the algernoj of my swuces, in the spot all men carry the despair of unknown terrors that my state of the art scientific explanations would be no good here.


I would not say that The Willows is scary, nor does it contain any shocking moments, rather it is a quiet and meticulously crafted tale of being alone and isolated, cut off from the rest of the world, and finding something in the darkness, in the surroundings, that is alive.

And yet this did not need anything more when the landscape played such a large, central focus and enhanced the asuces qualities of the piece to overwhelmingly terrifying proportions! Blackwood is a master of maintaining an eerie atmosphere; no small feat over 80 or so pages. Two friends are midway on a canoe trip down the Danube River. blackeood

Los sauces by Algernon Blackwood (2 star ratings)

Two men – the unnamed narrator and his friend, known only as “The Swede” – travel on a canoe across the Danube. Trivia About The Willows. Paperbackpages.

Unfortunately, Blackwood, who was familiar with Lovecraft’s work, failed to return the compliment.


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