Fri, 4 May 2018
Two stories by Algernon Blackwood explore the subtle mysteries of the mind, today on The Classic Tales Podcast.
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H.P. Lovecraft revered Algernon Blackwood as one of his masters. Blackwood has an uncanny ability to point out “the overtones of strangeness in ordinary things and experiences.” We get a sense of this dissection of ordinary things in our first story, “The Return”. In “The Second Generation”, the building blocks of the story are delivered in a simple yet masterful way. I hope you enjoy it.
And now, “The Return” and “The Second Generation”, by Algernon Blackwood.