Complete Thriller Horror Ghost by William Hope Hodgson

Complete Thriller Horror Ghost

byWilliam Hope Hodgson

Kobo ebook | November 18, 2014

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Hodgson is most widely known for two works. The House on the Borderland is a novel of which H. P. Lovecraft wrote "but for a few touches of commonplace sentimentality [it] would be a classic of the first water". The Night Land is a much longer novel, written in an archaic style and expressing a sombre vision of a sunless far-future world. These works both contain elements of science fiction, although they also partake of horror and the occult. According to critical consensus, in these works, despite his often laboured and clumsy language, Hodgson achieves a deep power of expression, which focuses on a sense not only of terror but of the ubiquity of potential terror, of the thinness of the invisible bound between the world of normality and an underlying reality for which humans are not suited. 

The Ghost Pirates has less of a reputation than The House on the Borderland, but is an effective seafaring horror story of a ship attacked and ultimately dragged down to its doom by supernatural creatures. The book purports to be the spoken testimony of the sole survivor, and the style lacks the pseudo-archaism which makes The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" and The Night Land tedious reading for many. 

The House on the Borderland 
The Night Land 
The Ghost Pirates 
Carnacki, The Ghost Finder 
The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" 
Carnacki, Supernatural Detective 
The Voice in the Night 
The Derelict 
Out of the Storm 
The Baumoff Explosive 
Jack Grey, Second Mate 
Captain Gault

Title:Complete Thriller Horror GhostFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 18, 2014Publisher:AEB PublishingLanguage:English

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