Read Jimbo: A Fantasy by Algernon Blackwood Free Online


Ebook Jimbo: A Fantasy by Algernon Blackwood read! Book Title: Jimbo: A Fantasy
Loaded: 2818 times
Reader ratings: 7.8
The author of the book: Algernon Blackwood
Edition: Kessinger Publishing
Date of issue: September 1st 2007
ISBN: 0548491054
ISBN 13: 9780548491058
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 997 KB
City - Country: No data

Read full description of the books:



This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.


Download Jimbo: A Fantasy PDF Jimbo: A Fantasy PDF
Download Jimbo: A Fantasy ERUB Jimbo: A Fantasy PDF
Download Jimbo: A Fantasy DOC Jimbo: A Fantasy PDF
Download Jimbo: A Fantasy TXT Jimbo: A Fantasy PDF



Read information about the author

Ebook Jimbo: A Fantasy read Online! Blackwood was born in Shooter's Hill (today part of south-east London, but then part of northwest Kent) and educated at Wellington College. His father was a Post Office administrator who, according to Peter Penzoldt, "though not devoid of genuine good-heartedness, had appallingly narrow religious ideas." Blackwood had a varied career, farming in Canada, operating a hotel, as a newspaper reporter in New York City, and, throughout his adult life, an occasional essayist for various periodicals. In his late thirties, he moved back to England and started to write stories of the supernatural. He was very successful, writing at least ten original collections of short stories and eventually appearing on both radio and television to tell them. He also wrote fourteen novels, several children's books, and a number of plays, most of which were produced but not published. He was an avid lover of nature and the outdoors, and many of his stories reflect this.
English writer of ghost stories and supernatural fiction, of whom Lovecraft wrote: "He is the one absolute and unquestioned master of weird atmosphere." His powerful story "The Willows," which effectively describes another dimension impinging upon our own, was reckoned by Lovecraft to be not only "foremost of all" Blackwood's tales but the best "weird tale" of all time. (Unfortunately, Blackwood, who was familiar with Lovecraft's work, failed to return the compliment. As he told Peter Penzoldt, he found "spiritual terror" missing in his young admirer's writing, something he considered all-important in his own.)

Among his thirty-odd books, Blackwood wrote a series of stories and short novels published as John Silence, Physician Extraordinary (1908), which featured a "psychic detective" who combined the skills of a Sherlock Holmes and a psychic medium. Blackwood also wrote light fantasy and juvenile books.

The son of a preacher, Blackwood had a life-long interest in the supernatural, the occult, and spiritualism, and firmly believed that humans possess latent psychic powers. The autobiography Episodes Before Thirty (1923) tells of his lean years as a journalist in New York. In the late 1940s, Blackwood had a television program on the BBC on which he read . . . ghost stories!



Reviews of the Jimbo: A Fantasy


MICHAEL

Interesting, exciting story.

CHARLIE

This book will make you shudder, infiltrate, and change your mind about this crazy world.

SARAH

Pozitivnenko, but naпve to the ugly.

SETH

You can, and you should read it.

LYDIA

Contradictory. On the one hand, it pulls in and on the other ...




Add a comment




Download EBOOK Jimbo: A Fantasy by Algernon Blackwood Online free

PDF: jimbo-a-fantasy.pdf Jimbo: A Fantasy PDF
ERUB: jimbo-a-fantasy.epub Jimbo: A Fantasy ERUB
DOC: jimbo-a-fantasy.doc Jimbo: A Fantasy DOC
TXT: jimbo-a-fantasy.txt Jimbo: A Fantasy TXT