Fantasy and horror writer Algernon Blackwood wrote more than 200 short stories and 12 novels, plus plays, an autobiography, and poetry. His stories feature intense emotions and a careful introduction of the supernatural aspect, with the ordinary gradually becoming mysterious and awe-inspiring.
"Blackwood (1869-1951) remains among the top tier of writers of supernatural fiction." (Publishers Weekly)
"No one outranks Algernon Blackwood...in the pantheon of dark fantasy writers." (Booklist)