Tuesday, March 14, 2017

3/14/1869 Algernon Blackwood breaks the silence

March 14, 1869.  Algernon Blackwood was born on this date in Kent.  He is considered one of the great horror writers. His works include a collection of short stories about Dr. John Silence, one of the first "psychic" investigators.  The physician copes with a variety of ghosts, werewolves, and ghoulies and modern reviewer Marvin P. Vernon said the collected Silence stories are "an essential collection" fr any fan of British supernatural fiction.

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