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There, he meets back up with his uncle Doctor Cathcart and Hank, both of whom also failed in their efforts to find a bull moose. Before buckets of bloods there were vintage horror stories about men lost in the woods, facing their fears and sometimes crossing boundaries of the unexplainable – this being one such tale. I haven’t read this author before but this would be a great story to read around the campfire.

I’m a nature girl. Eerie book that rides the rails between myth and madness. The Wendigo really blew me away. The omniscient narrator downs African-Americans, North American Indians the next thing to wild animals, it seemsand even a Quebec-born French Canadian!

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In spite of his exceeding mental perturbation, Simpson struggled hard to detect its nature, and define it, but the ascertaining of an elusive scent, not qendigo subconsciously and at once, is a very subtle operation of the mind.

This horror classic has some very well-done elements. As they venture north, they come across a massive lake which they decide to cross in search of their quarry. I can see where this story in particular had a bigtime influence with authors that came after. Blackwood puts you right into unchartered and mysterious regions where humans are at a disadvantage against a force beyond their comprehension.


This approach is something Lovecraft used frequently with great effect, and is something I consider a signature element in ell of my favorite Lovecraft pieces. The plot itself is rather unspectacular for our time. Ma, nel dubbio, leggetevelo in una notte di campeggio. Blackwood also did an excellent job using blzckwood almost pidgin-like language for the Canadian outdoorsmen, which conveyed their uncouth, uneducated manner and style.

The Wendigo

Oct 17, Leon Enciso rated it liked it. This is a classic and influential story which can be easily read in one sitting, and since it’s in public domain it’s also available as a legal, free download from many sources. English writer of ghost stories and supernatural fiction, of whom Lovecraft wrote: They leave their cook Puck to guard their main camp while the rest split into two groups to cover more ground.

I’m definitely going to be reading more of his stories in the future. It’s what Algernon Blackwood does best.

The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood

I guarantee you will never feel the same about camping outside, once you have read this story. This force is both the building legend of the Wendigo as well as the vast, unexplored expanse of the wilderness.

Also because, It seemed terribly bizarre to think that some wild force could essentially kidnap you, force you to run so fast your feet caught on fire, and your eyes bled.

Thankfully, the Classic Horror Lovers group voted on reading this short story as a group. So, unlike vampires and wencigo, the Wendigo was new to us. Das Setting hat mich bei dieser Mystery-Geschichte besonders angesprochen. Detalles del producto Tapa blanda: I’m glad to have read Mr. It is the Wendigo. Aug 22, J.


But the deeper part of a man, the pure, instinctual survivor, knows better than that. My aunt was a great story-teller: Sep 16, Scarlet Cameo rated it liked it. He paints a clear picture of the beauty of the wild, and the sinister creature wwendigo lurks within.

A Wendigo is mostly associated with the vast and cold spaces of the North, where it hunted down those unlucky to stumble on its path. Unfortunately, Blackwood, who was familiar with Lovecraft’s work, failed to return the compliment.

Paperback48 pages. Lying under the stars in our ghost town, we listened to the story of the Wendigo. The reason is, there is a force that lurks in the wild.

The tension is heightened as the two men bunk for the night and Defago continues to show signs of anxiety growing into fear.

Blackwood constructs in this story a haunting atmosphere just by the description of the Canadian outback and the loneliness of the human being in this relentless environment.

Man, Wilderness, and Something Else. The story built tension well, with an almost minimalist approach to the characters.

Defago seems to be speaking more to himself than to Simpson, an aside to the reader to better describe the Wendigo and its lore. Although this story was written inStephen King, a dweller of north Maine, cites it as a work that influenced him by its “creepiness.

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