Supernatural Sherlocks

Supernatural Sherlocks

Stories From the Golden Age of the Occult Detective

Paperback - 2017
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"The ghost of a poor Afghan returns to haunt the doctor who once amputated his hand. A mysterious and malignant force inhabits a room in an ancestral home and attacks all who sleep in it. A man who desecrates an Indian temple is transformed into a ravening beast. A castle in the Tyrol is the setting for an aristocratic murderer's apparent resurrection. In the stories in this collection, horrors from beyond the grave and other dimensions visit the everyday world and demand to be investigated...The period between 1890 and 1930 was a Golden Age for the occult detective. Famous authors like Kipling and Conan Doyle wrote stories about them, as did less familiar writers such as the occultist and magician Dion Fortune and Henry S. Whitehead, a friend of H. P. Lovecraft and fellow-contributor to the pulp magazines of the period. Nick Rennison has chosen 15 tales from that era to raise the hair and chill the spines of modern readers."--Amazon.com
Published: Harpenden, Herts :, No Exit Press,, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781843449751
1843449757
Branch Call Number: F SUP
Characteristics: 287 pages ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Rennison, Nick 1955-

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