Horror fans of the classics and short stories know the name Algernon Blackwood. Today marks his 145th birthday, he was born on this day in 1869.
The supernatural writer wrote some of the most horrifying stories that are still quite popular to fans. If you would like to read his works to celebrate his birthday or read his works for the first time, here's a list of some:
Some of his short stories:
These short stories come from algernonblackwood.org
- "The Empty House"
- "The Damned"
- "The Wendigo"
- "A Haunted Island"
- "The Willows"
- "Dance of Death"
- "The Golden Fly"
Some eBooks of his novels and short story collections:
- "The Empty House and Other Ghost Stories"
- "Jimbo" (This is one of his first novels)
- "The Promise of Air"
- "Three John Silence Stories"
So these books and short stories should keep any new or old fan busy tonight in order to celebrate Algernon Blackwood. An author of horror and fantasy that is right up there with other greats, Poe and Lovecraft.