William Hope Hodgson. From the Manuscript discovered in 1877 by Messrs
William Hope Hodgson. From the Manuscript discovered in 1877 by Messrs. Tonnison andBerreggnog in the Ruins that lie to the South of the Village ofKraighten, in the West of Ireland. He had stumbled on the place by mere chancethe year previously, during the course of a long walking tour, anddiscovered the possibilities for the angler in a small and unnamed riverthat runs past the outskirts of the little village.
It passed above the house, with an extraordinary sailingkind of motion. As the window came into shadow, I saw thing. The fine-weather clouds were not passing, easily,across the sky-they were scampering, as though a wind blew. In the same second of time, the world-noisewas drowned in the roar of the wind, and then my ears ached, under thestunning impact of the thunder. And, in the midst of this storm, the night came; and then, within thespace of another minute, the storm had passed, and there was only theconstant 'blur' of the world-noise on my hearing.
William Hope Hodgson liked that, Have you ever wondered what a place would .
William Hope Hodgson liked that, Have you ever wondered what a place would be like where you were outside of time and space, neither dead nor alive? Where you could observe the mechanisms of the universe and see the death of our planet and sun? Where you could commune with souls of the dead in the black, silent sea of sleep? . The book is signed by: John Coulthart Iain Sinclair Alan Moore with a facsimile signature by William Hope The cover and interior illustrations are by John Coulthart, accompanied by a newly commissioned soundtrack by Jon Mueller.
The book is a milestone that signals a radical departure from the typical gothic supernatural fiction of the late 19th century. Hodgson creates a newer more cosmic horror that left a marked impression on the people who would become the great writers of the weird tales of the middle of the 20th century.
william hope hodgson. Tonnison and Berreggnog in the Ruins that lie to the South of the Village of Kraighten, in the West of Ireland. Set out here, with Notes. TO MY FATHER (Whose feet tread the lost aeons).
William Hope Hodgson. There they discover the ruins of a strange house and the diary of the house's former occupant, the words on its torn pages hinting at an evil far beyond anything that has existed in this world before. He went beyond the existing ghost story and gothic molds, synthesizing a new cosmic horror that made a huge impact on later writers of weird tales, notably H. P. Lovecraft.
There they discover the ruins of a strange house and the diary of the house's former occupant, the words on its torn pages hinting at an evil far beyond anything that has existed in this world before. Sci-fi & Fantasy Free. One fee. Stacks of books. Read whenever, wherever. Your phone is always with you, so your books are too – even when you’re offline.