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3 edition of The House on the Borderland found in the catalog.

The House on the Borderland

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Wildside Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Horror & ghost stories,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Fantasy,
  • Classics,
  • Fantasy - General,
  • Horror - General,
  • Fiction / Fantasy / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8599434M
    ISBN 101557424152
    ISBN 109781557424150

    That's also why I don't like Lovecraft's 'dream' stories. The two travelers leave Kraighten and never return. Cover is a little off, but most of Corben's covers are that way as is usual with his art. A quick read, but worth it. If nothing else, The House on the Borderland has acquired an iconic reputation as the stylistic progenitor of a lot of fantasy and horror writing. I have very little patience for stories where the disembodied hero floats along describing weird goings-on.

    January 1, Susan Haines This book was recommended The House on the Borderland book me as a great scary tale, but I'm thinking I probably should have chosen the actual book over the graphic novel. Yet when he had her where he wanted her, hot and eager in his arms, it was he who crooned love's melody in a rapturous song that would play in his heart forever! Recommended for horror aficionados and those deeply interested in the earliest moments of weird fiction. As the title of the book hints, it is a "house on the borderland", a portal to other dimensions and serves as author Hodgson's means of transporting its owner the Recluse and readers of the story over vast distances of space and time. January 1, Craig I like Corben's artwork and was looking forward to this, but the storytelling was largely incoherent. I have very little patience for stories where the disembodied hero floats along describing weird goings-on.

    Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic. I know — how bout I stop with this literature vs. I found the imagery striking. At this point, the book was rockin'.


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The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson Download PDF Ebook

The narrative of the Recluse informs us that the house has had a bad reputation for years prior to his ownership which is a few generations before the time of the book and hence he acquired it for a ridiculously low price. This story is as much an exploration of fantasy and science fiction as it is horror, maybe even more so.

I am not sure what else to say about this one. There he finds a tunnel leading to the great chasm. The Old House on the inter-dimensional borderland : The old house is of such central importance to the story that it assumes something of a character's persona.

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He's got a unique vision and it works so well in this particular story. The book begins with two men who take a trip to the countryside of Ireland for some camping and fishing. The Recluse begins his journal with descriptions of how he acquired the house, along with his daily life with his sister and his faithful dog, Pepper.

Before this I considered the The House on the Borderland book of time the point when life could not it did not exist on the Earth. She was fighting to save her beloved uncle's life. Also the swine things are far more, er, molesty than inferred by the novel. And fey-haired, emerald-eyed Caty McCowan had every intention of taking the famed isle by storm as the most celebrated diva of the newly built Metropolitan Opera House.

Lovecraft as 'perhaps the greatest of all Mr. Two travelers find a strange grimoire in Ireland. I'm not sure if I really like it The House on the Borderland book it's just so crazy that I don't understand my own feelings towards it.

Information must be verifiable and based on reliable published sources. She hovers over the waters as the two struggle to communicate. Its most popular version was by Arkham House PressSauk City, Wisconsinin as part of The House on the Borderland and Other Novelsthe same publishers that brought out many books by other authors of weird fictionsuch as H.

Cover is a little off, but most of Corben's covers are th Probably my favorite Richard Corben illustrated story. So what kind of metaphor would best describe the difference between gothic and cosmic horror?

January 1, Greg Chapman Superbly illustrated by one of the great horror illustrators, Richard Corben. I hope the Hodgson book is clearer than this if I ever get around to reading it some day. The pit produces swine-like creatures that attack the house, forcing the narrator to barricade the doors and windows.

The house's ability to transport him inter-dimensionally to her remote abode at "the sea of sleep" is what holds him from leaving his house in Ireland.

In a matter of hours he experiences eons. Lovecraft hailed it as "something unique in literature This author is William Hope Hodgson. You'll think "hey, this is super weird" as you go through the first few chapters.

It's well worth the cover price. The more bizarre points in the book are very well brought across, which is a plus. They suppose that the destroyed section of the journal may have explained other mysteries about the house.

Along the way, he sees a huge, menacing humanoid with swine -like features. The manuscript gives the account of a recluse, the aforementioned narrator. They learn that the house was long believed to be evil before the unsociable old man and his elderly sister acquired it.Summary: The House on the Borderland is a supernatural horror novel by British fantasist William Hope Hodgson.

The novel is a hallucinatory account of a recluse's stay at a remote house, and his experiences of supernatural creatures and otherworldly dimensions. The House on the Borderland () is a supernatural horror novel by British fantasist William Hope Hodgson.

The novel is a hallucinatory account of a recluse's stay at a remote house, and his experiences of supernatural creatures and otherworldly dimensions. Dec 18,  · The House on the Borderland [William Hope Hodgson] on magicechomusic.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The House on the Borderland

InThe House on the Borderland book men visit the Irish village of Kraighten for a week of fishing. In the ruins of a very curious house/5().Brand new Book. The House on the Borderland is a supernatural pdf novel by William Hope Pdf.

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. The two gentlemen Tonnison and Berreggnog head to a village in Ireland.Cited by H.P. Lovecraft as 'perhaps the greatest of all Mr. Hodgson's works', this tale of a deserted house in Ireland hints at a terrifying evil.

At each turn of the page, horrors begin to unfold, monsters are revealed and new dimensions exposed. The House on the Borderland/5(18).Ebook 18,  · The House ebook the Borderland () By William Hope Hodgson: By far the most popular of Hodgson's novels, "The House on the Borderland" is a supernatural horror story.

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Two gentlemen, Tonnison and Berreggnog, are heading to Ireland for a week of fishing in Kraighten. While there, they find the /5.