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Blackwood, Algernon 1869-1951

Overview
Works: 358 works in 1,216 publications in 3 languages and 13,468 library holdings
Genres: Ghost stories  Fiction  Paranormal fiction  Horror fiction  Biography  Fantasy fiction  Bibliography  Short stories  Horror tales  Short stories, English 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PR6003.L3, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Algernon Blackwood
 
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Most widely held works by Algernon Blackwood
Tales of the uncanny and supernatural by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

44 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best ghost stories of Algernon Blackwood / selected with an introduction by E.F. Bleiler by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of the mysterious and macabre by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pan's garden; a volume of nature stories by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

18 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Silence, physician extraordinary by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

46 editions published between 1904 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The centaur by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

36 editions published between 1911 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the greatest "mystical" works by Blackwood, wherein he explores man's empathy with the unknown forces of the universe
The empty house by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

42 editions published between 1906 and 2014 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

11 short stories are included in The empty house, and other ghost stories. The listener, and other stories contains 9 short stories
Ten minute stories by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

11 editions published between 1914 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The listener, and other stories by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

21 editions published between 1907 and 2009 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lost valley, and other stories by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

23 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories by Algernon Blackwood
A prisoner in fairyland (the book that "Uncle Paul wrote) by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

41 editions published between 1913 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though recognized primarily as a writer of 'weird' horror fiction for adults, Algernon Blackwood also wrote a number of delightful tales for children and young adults. A Prisoner in Fairyland is an engaging and imaginative romp through a mystical dimension that served as the basis for the popular children's play The Starlight Express
Spine-chillers : unforgettable tales of terror( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of horror stories by a variety of English and American authors
Dudley & Gilderoy : a nonsense by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

17 editions published between 1929 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The promise of air by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

23 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British author Algernon Blackwood was a remarkably influential figure in the genre of ""weird"" terror. His tales rely on gradually mounting suspense and a sense of discomforting dislocation, rather than gore or explicit horror. The Promise of Air is a classic example of the unique brand of weird fiction that Blackwood pioneered
The human chord by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Wanted, by retired clergyman, secretarial assistant with courage and imagination. Tenor voice and some knowledge of Hebrew essential; single; unworldly. Apply Philip Skale.' Robert Spinrobin needed the work, and he took the bait. He possessed the necessary qualifications: a thin tenor voice, not unmusical; a smattering of Hebrew which he had picked up at Cambridge because he liked the fine, high-sounding names of deities and angels; and courage and imagination. It was a job he lived to regret. For he was meant to be the final note in a 'human chord' designed to call out the true name of God ... which could prove the greatest blessing or the worst curse in all of creation"--Page 4 of cover
Incredible adventures by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

14 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you prefer your fantasy and horror to be dreamy, soft-focused and enchanting, be sure to add Incredible Adventures to your must-read list. In this captivating collection of tales, renowned British writer Algernon Blackwood weaves an alluring spell that invites readers in to his imagined universes
The garden of survival by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

22 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two twin brothers' adventures take them to opposite ends of the Earth, though their special bond remains intact
The wave; an Egyptian aftermath by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If your idea of the perfect horror story is more about small, spine-chilling details and big ideas, rather than a nonstop parade of grisly gore, you should explore the work of Algernon Blackwood. Set in Egypt, The Wave is an engrossing example of the 'weird' tale that Blackwood helped to pioneer
The extra day by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

15 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackwood was born in Shooter's Hill (today part of south-east London, but then part of northwest Kent) 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, farming in Canada, operating a hotel, as a newspaper reporter in New York City, and, throughout his adult life, an occasional essayist for various periodicals. In his late thirties, he moved back to England and started to write stories of the superna
Jimbo : a fantasy by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven-year-old boy suffers a near-fatal injury, after which he lingers for days between life and death. In this liminal period, the young protagonist undergoes a bizarre experience wherein he feels as if he has become untethered from his physical body. Filled with both hopeful wonderment and bursts of sheer, unadulterated terror, Jimbo is a strange and satisfying read that will stick with you long after you've finished it
 
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Best ghost stories of Algernon Blackwood / selected with an introduction by E.F. Bleiler
Alternative Names
Algernon Blackwood angielski pisarz, dziennikarz i spiker radiowy

Algernon Blackwood britisk skribent

Algernon Blackwood Brits schrijver (1869-1951)

Algernon Blackwood brittisk författare

Algernon Blackwood écrivain britannique

Algernon Blackwood englischer Autor, Esoteriker und Theosoph

Algernon Blackwood escritor inglés

Algernon Blackwood scrittore inglese

Blackwood, Algernon Henry

Blackwood, Algernon Henry 1869-1951

Blėkvud, Ėldzhernon

Алджернон Блэквуд английский писатель и путешественник

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블랙우드, 앨저넌 1869-1951

블랙우드, 앨저넌 헨리 1869-1951

アルジャーノン・ブラックウッド

ブラックウッド, アルジャーナン

ブラックウッド, アルジャーノン

阿尔杰农·布莱克伍德

Languages
English (489)

Italian (3)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Pan's garden; a volume of nature storiesJohn Silence, physician extraordinaryThe centaurThe empty houseThe listener, and other storiesThe lost valley, and other storiesA prisoner in fairyland (the book that "Uncle Paul wrote)The human chord