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I am looking forward to devouring more of his work in the very near future. Apparitions, strange occurrences, unusual tracks in the sand and bizarre noises that seem to register blackwiod in the ear but deep inside the brain. The narrator is very proper and keeps things moving despite the sometimes slow pace of the narrative and though it ends too abruptly for my liking alggernon did give me a decent case of the creeps.

Los Sauces 5 9 Sep 07, Blackwood was a master of setting pos intimate characterization. Will definitely hunt that treasure down. But even more a different world exists, a hidden area, an evil place where we can’t get to but know it’s there. Lists with This Book. 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. And yet this did not need anything more when the landscape played such a large, central focus and enhanced blackwpod eerie qualities of the piece to overwhelmingly terrifying proportions!

Los sauces by Algernon Blackwood (2 star ratings)

Preview — The Willows by Algernon Blackwood. Most ominous are the masses of dense, desultory, menacing willows, which “moved of their own will as though alive, and they touched, by some incalculable method, my own keen sense of the horrible.


I think if I could read it then, I would have be more afraid than what I was. Lovecraft will recognize themes present. Nov 13, Dannii Elle rated it really liked it Shelves: Damn you Lovecraft and your elder gods who will never let me enjoy the stories that you let everyone else enjoy. We happen to have camped in a spot where their region touches ours, where the veil between has worn thin-horrors!

At nights, there were strange sounds outside their tents, and visions of large, strange beings that was assumed residents of a different world. Blackwood is particularly effective when describing the titular object of the story: It’s been on one of my to read lists for some time and I always thought – when I thought of it at all – as a novel.

For thus, somehow, in the terms of the imagination, did my really indescribable sensations in this extraordinary place present themselves. And we, in our rashness, had dared to invade it, even to make use of it!

To ask other readers questions about Los saucesplease sign up. The entire story was based on one, small, almost uninhabited island and the interactions were between only two individuals.

Mar 13, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: It has certainly altered the way that I think about the writing of horror, and it goes to show that the particular treatment an author gives their idea can make or break a story.

Anyway, I do like the story, I wasn’t really worried that much about our narrator surviving a night with the evil willows, after all, if he died he wouldn’t be able to tell us the story. Blackwood was a great lover of the natural world and it sh Vlackwood from Badelynge As someone who has had a lifetime fascination with ghost stories and mythology I could hardly ignore the works of Algernon Blackwood.


If you follow my reviews, you probably know I have very little patience for slow starters and this is most definitely a slow starter.

Sauce first hour basically sets the scene for the nightmarish dreamlike conclusion. With that said, the narration bogs down the story to a great degree.

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Like The Wendigo, there isn’t much in term of confrontations between man and the supernatural, most of the dread comes from the narrator’s assessments of the events happening around him. Their very ordinariness, I felt, masked what was malignant and hostile to us. Um so this was kinda the scariest thing I’ve ever read.

I just finished reading The Willows by Algernon Blackwood. Unfortunately, Blackwood, who was familiar with Lovecraft’s work, failed to return the compliment. Throughout the story Blackwood personifies the surrounding environment—river, sun, wind—and imbues them with a powerful and ultimately threatening character. At least I didn’t find it so. It’s not a pretty site.

Only not in a super creepy way, which again, I suppose is good. Algernon handles all of this tension and build up beautifully and steers the narrative to a climax that is perfectly suited to the story and leaves the reader very satisfied if you consider a sack of tear-stained jelly satisfied. Feb 26, Lou rated it it was amazing Shelves: The “Swede” and the narrator, remain anonymous throughout the H.

And in looking up novellas I found A Christmas Carol to be on the list.

This is only 60 pages, so it won’t take a lot of your time to read.