E s the caveat it s definitely Victorian meaning that it is not an easy read in terms of prose style Another Victorian meaning that it is not an easy read in terms of prose style Another anyone deciding to read this book strictly for its weirdness or hoping for shocking horror may be a bit disappointed There are stories that book strictly for its weirdness or hoping for shocking horror may be a bit disappointed There are stories that supernatural in nature there is a lot of weirdness going on but for the most part we re looking as the author tells us in no uncertain terms for that mingling of Passion and Death Going into it solely with the expectation of a few supernatural thrills is not the reason for picking up this book It s well beyond that and to label it as simply weird or horror doesn t begin to touch what s in hereFor readers who want in their reading of the strange and don t mind having to be patient with the prose the payoff is immeasurable her. N Classics Fiction Fantasy General Fiction Fantasy Epic Juvenile Fiction Horro.
Summary ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ R. Murray GilchristI might have given it 4 stars for the lovely writing but there were too many fatal women If I hadn t known he was a bachelor I d have known he was a bachelor If I may put it that way When the gloves made of human skin first made their appearance in the titular story The Stone Dragon I knew I was going to love this book And I did appearance in the titular story The Stone Dragon I knew I was going to love this book And I did lotIn this book you ll find ghostly tales Gothic tales many stories on the weird side but it also in my opinion has a nice Beaudelaire sort of feel a la Fleurs du Mal an eeriness that reminds me of Poe and in some stories it reminded me of the French contes cruels that I love so much since Gilchrist doesn t resort to contrived happy or expected endings Au contraire his stories for the most part reflect the Au contraire his stories for the most part reflect the that love nay life itself should termin. General Books publication date 2009 Original publication date 1894 Original Pu. Ate at the moment of excess bliss This sort of
Theme Is Played Out Time And Time Again Along Withis played out time and time again along with idea that permeates this book stated most clearly in story Althea Swarthmoor He lets us know in case we haven t figured this out the time we get to that tale that we are going to be talking aboutPassion and of Death and how they oft walk hand in hand togetherConsidering what happens repeatedly throughout this book it turns out to be one of the most morbid set of tales I ve ever encountered and the moment I finished I seriously wanted to read it all again The atmosphere is intense dark and eerie to the point where once inside the book I didn t want to leave Honestly it s still haunting me and it s rare for me to encounter a book that will ust not leave my head Now her. Blisher Methuen Subjects Fantasy fiction English Occult fiction English Fictio. ,