WorldCat Identities

Blackwood, Algernon 1869-1951

Overview
Works: 502 works in 1,673 publications in 4 languages and 18,352 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Horror fiction  Fantasy fiction  Paranormal fiction  Fiction  Ghost stories  Biographies  Autobiographies  Bibliography  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Creator, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PR6003.L3, 823.912
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A prisoner in fairyland : (the book that "Uncle Paul" wrote) by Algernon Blackwood( )

52 editions published between 1913 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A curious, unusual, puzzling type of book. The story of the awakening of a London financier who, after long years spent in the amassing of a fortune, reverts to his early dream of becoming a great philanthropist
The garden of survival by Algernon Blackwood( )

27 editions published between 1918 and 2018 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two twin brothers' adventures take them to opposite ends of the Earth, though their special bond remains intact
Tales of the uncanny and supernatural by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

45 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The centaur by Algernon Blackwood( )

53 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the solitary life of a strangely magnetic misfit who decides to live his unusual life on his own unique terms
The empty house, and other ghost stories by Algernon Blackwood( )

20 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The empty house -- A haunted island -- A case of eavesdropping -- Keeping his promise -- With intent to steal -- The wood of the dead -- Smith: an episode in a lodging-house -- A suspicious gift -- The strange adventures of a private secretary in New York -- Skeleton Lake: an episode in camp
Three John silence stories by Algernon Blackwood( )

13 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By his friends John Silence was regarded as an eccentric because he was rich by accident and by choicea doctor. That a man of independent means should devote his time to doctoring chiefly doctoring folk who could not pay passed their comprehension entirely
Best ghost stories of Algernon Blackwood / selected with an introduction by E.F. Bleiler by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

13 stories from the foremost British supernaturalist of the twentieth century
The promise of air by Algernon Blackwood( )

34 editions published between 1918 and 2018 in English and held by 506 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
Tales of the mysterious and macabre by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three More John Silence Stories by Algernon Blackwood( )

11 editions published between 1908 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, the concept of the supernatural detective has been extensively explored in media like film, television, and books. However, renowned writer of ""weird"" fiction Algernon Blackwood was one of the first to broach this idea with his highly original character, John Silence. Silence is a brilliant physician whose willingness to delve into the matters dealing with the occult and supernatural leads him on dozens of adventures. This mini-collection is a perfect introduction to the Silence stories
Ancient sorceries and other weird stories by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

32 editions published between 1927 and 2018 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Algernon Blackwood was well-regarded in life as a master of the short horror story. Intertwining the supernatural and unexplained into a series of compelling narratives, the reader is left confused, scared and thrilled by bizarre occurrences that puzzle, traumatize and terrify his characters. The author's deft use of ambiguous endings leave the reader to interpret what may have happened."--Amazon
The damned by Algernon Blackwood( )

18 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends, Bill and Francis, come to visit a lonely absent friend. Blackwood writes about a house that may be haunted, or maybe it isn't. Strange things happen in the house, so strange that the friends don't want to sleep alone
Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood( )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Insanity of Jones, The Man Who Found Out, The Glamour of the Snow Sand
The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood( )

22 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was something alive and hunting in the north woods as vast as a world.... A legend, the Wendigo. The hunter of men
The human chord by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

34 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Spinrobin, who has always used his imagination to create more interesting worlds for himself, runs across a newspaper advertisement that leads him on an adventure into the mountains of Wales, where he assists Philip Skale in unusual experiments with sound
Incredible adventures by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

23 editions published between 1914 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 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
John Silence, physician extraordinary by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

52 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimbo : a fantasy by Algernon Blackwood( )

24 editions published between 1909 and 2018 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimbo is a delicious book, and one that should be read by all who long at times to escape from this working-day world into the region of haunting and half-remembered things
Pan's garden; a volume of nature stories by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

21 editions published between 1912 and 2019 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The extra day by Algernon Blackwood( Book )

25 editions published between 1915 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Felix visits three children who live always enjoy his magical stories. The novel chronicles a miraculous adventure across the English countryside, where no grown-up rules apply, where magic is real, and wonder is everywhere. Written for adults, this work is equally suitable for children
 
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Best ghost stories of Algernon Blackwood / selected with an introduction by E.F. Bleiler
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The garden of survivalThe centaurThe empty house, and other ghost storiesBest ghost stories of Algernon Blackwood / selected with an introduction by E.F. BleilerAncient sorceries and other weird storiesThe damnedFour Weird TalesThe Wendigo
Alternative Names
Algernon Blackwood

Algernon Blackwood angielski pisarz, dziennikarz i spiker radiowy

Algernon Blackwood anglický prozaik, autor krátkych príbehov a románopisec

Algernon Blackwood britisk skribent

Algernon Blackwood Brits schrijver (1869-1951)

Algernon Blackwood britský spisovatel

Algernon Blackwood brittisk författare

Algernon Blackwood écrivain britannique

Algernon Blackwood englischer Autor, Esoteriker und Theosoph

Algernon Blackwood escritor inglés

Algernon Blackwood scrittore inglese

Blackwood

Blackwood Alegrnon

Blackwood, Algernon 1869-1951

Blackwood, Algernon Henry

Blackwood, Algernon Henry 1869-1951

Blėkvud, Ėldzhernon

Алджернон Блэквуд английский писатель и путешественник

Алџернон Блеквуд Eнглески писац прозе хорор жанра

Элджернон Блэквуд

ألجيرنون بلاكوود

القرنن بلکوود

الگرنن بلکوود نویسنده بریتانیایی

อัลเจอร์นอน แบล็กวูด

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, A

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

阿爾傑農·布萊克伍德

Languages
English (586)

Spanish (4)

Italian (4)

German (1)