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Tales to Terrify No 77 Algernon Blackwood

June 28, 2013 by Tony C. Smith

Coming up:

Good evening 0:00:41

A few words about Richard Matheson: 0:01:20

Horror 101 0:03:58

Introduction to “The Willows” 0:35:45

Part One of “The Willows” by Algernon Blackwood, narrated by Stephen Kilpatrick 0:39:54

Pleasant dreams 1:48:45

AND here they are:

Books Discussed and Cited on Horror 101:

“From the Dust Returned,” by Ray Bradbury – http://www.amazon.com/From-Dust-Returned-Ray-Bradbury/dp/0380789612/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1371818664&sr=8-1&keywords=from+the+dust+returned
“Blackbriar,” by William Sleator http://www.amazon.com/Blackbriar-William-Sleator/dp/076145585X/ref=tmm_hrd_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1371818613&sr=8-1
“The House with a Clock In Its Walls,” by John Bellairs http://www.amazon.com/House-Clock-Walls-Lewis-Barnavelt/dp/0142402575/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1371818641&sr=8-1&keywords=the+house+with+a+clock+in+its+walls
“House of Stairs,” by William Sleator http://www.amazon.com/House-Stairs-William-Sleator/dp/0140345809/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1371818693&sr=8-1&keywords=House+of+Stairs
“The Fall of Never,” by Ron Malfi – http://www.amazon.com/Fall-Never-Ronald-Malfi/dp/1619212315/ref=sr_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1371818796&sr=1-10&keywords=The+Fall+of+Never
“The Floating Staircase,” by Ron Malfi – http://www.amazon.com/Floating-Staircase-Ronald-Malfi/dp/1605424366/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1371818834&sr=1-1&keywords=The+Floating+Staircase


  1. Another fine podcast.

    Thanks for this installment of Horror 101, which introduced me to some new titles. I wonder how many adults read young adult horror, along the lines of YA fantasy and sf.

    Good reading of a very great Blackwood tale, Stephen Kilpatrick.

  2. The House with the Clock in Its Walls was my first experience with the Gothic and with written horror, and holds a dear place in my heart. The oppressive quiet in the book, palatable through the text, was my first experience with the power that could vibrate through a book. Thank you for covering this book, and the others!

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