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    [PDF FREE] (The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths) BY Mark Valentine In a market flooded by books chronicling the activities of detectives dealing with all sorts of supernaturalparanormal menace in different cate

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    review The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths [PDF FREE] (The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths) BY Mark Valentine Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ï Mark Valentine Alright Genre's not my bag but some of the stories in the later half are pretty good

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    [PDF FREE] (The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths) BY Mark Valentine As the title implies this is a selection of stories that deal with the supernaturaloccult in ways reminiscent of detective stories While some of them clearly fit the eponymous description of supernatural sleuth like Hodgson's well known Carnacki for example other stories are or less traditional narratives of haunted houses with the detective aspect playing only a very minor roleMost of the stories are from the classical

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    [PDF FREE] (The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths) BY Mark Valentine Mark Valentine ï 5 Read & Download Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ï Mark Valentine A varied collection of stories from what you might describe as a niche sub genre of the ghost story the psychic detective tale These range from classic late Victorian stories to very recent ones and as you might expect is something of a mixed bag in terms of uality There are some fantastic and very chilling stories including one by perhaps the greatest exponent of the genre William Hope Hodgson and some that are little than early twentie

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    review The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths [PDF FREE] (The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths) BY Mark Valentine Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ï Mark Valentine 'The Black Veil and Other Tales' is a collection of short stories with a supposedly supernatural theme It is a bit of a mixed bag The

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    Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ï Mark Valentine Mark Valentine ï 5 Read & Download [PDF FREE] (The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths) BY Mark Valentine There are some great stories in this book Unfortunately also some stories that should never have been written Funnily enough it seems

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    [PDF FREE] (The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths) BY Mark Valentine Nice collection Some stories are better than others

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The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths Free download Ú 5 Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ï Mark Valentine Mark Valentine ï 5 Read & Download To Sherlock Holmes the supernatural was a closed book but other great detectives have always been ready to do battle with the dark instead This volume brings together sixteen chilling cases of these supernatural sleuths pitting themselves against the peril of ultimate evilHere are encounters from the casebooks of In a market flooded by books chronicling the activities of detectives dealing with all sorts of supernaturalparanormal menace in different categories YAgothicsci fi etc this slim and very very reasonably priced book should be read to get a good idea about the genre Edited by Mark Valentine it has the following contents Introduction an overview of the genre and its evolution over past couple of centuries1 THE WARDER OF THE DOOR by Robert Eustace LTMeade a very very good story that describes an adventure of John Bell the ghost exposer The anthology begins with a very strong note with this story2 THE STORY OF SEVENS HALL by E H Heron a Flaxman Low adventure that is chilling and compels the reader to look for of his adventures fortunately available now Ghosts being the experiences of Flaxman Low With twelve illustrations by B E Minns3 THE GATEWAY OF THE MONSTER by William Hope Hodgson This Carnacki tale holds an august position in the pantheon of occult detectives adventures and once you have read it you would never be able to take the concept of occult detectives lightly so utterly terrifying the story is4 The Red Hand by Arthur Machen the uality starts dipping as the author presents a tale that is concerned with its depiction of gothic themes events than in frightening the reader5 The Haunted Woman by Allen Upward a good mystery that is presented properly and tied up neatly6 The Ghost with the Club foot by Robert Barr an enjoyable and light Eugene Valmont adventure7 The Curious Activities of Basil Thorpenden by Vernon Knowles an overwritten story that reads like some teenager s amateurish effort than a story becoming of this collection8 The Necromancer by Donald Campbell the worst piece in this book that might force a reader to abandon the pursuit altogether what made Mark Valentine waste an entire paragraph on this trash in his introduction is a mystery worth investigating9 Waste Manor by L Adams Beck a poignant story that deserves greater appreciation and hence I would also like to recommend the author s The Ninth Vibration and Other Stories10 THE HOUSE OF FENRIS by John Cooling one of the high points of this collection and it is a sad thing that stories by this author is not readily available11 THE PRINCE OF BARLOCCO by Mark Valentine a superb adventure of the Connoisseur and for of his recollections I would recommend The Collected Connoisseur12 THE LEGACY OF THE VIPER by CP Langeveld a superb story and it is a tragedy again to find that of the adventures of The Professor are not readily available13 THE SHEELAGH NA GIG by Mary Anne Allen a brilliant and somewhat apocalyptic story recounted by the author literary name of Rosemary Pardoe the famous editor of Ghosts Scholars s heroine Jane Bradshawe for of her adventures I would like to hastily recommend you towards THE ANGRY DEAD14 THE BLACK VEIL by AFKidd an attempt to tale a story that had been hinted by WHHodgson in one of his Carnacki tales brilliantly accomplished by the author the literary name of Chico Kidd and for of her works in similar vein No 472 Cheyne Walk Carnackithe Untold Stories15 LIKE CLOCKWORK by RBRussell a neat gentle and yet very very scary story told by one half of the Tartarus Press16 SPIRIT SOLUTIONS by Rosalie Parker a brilliant story by the other half of Tartarus Press that invents the concept of consulting occult detective and then inverts it with a terrifying twist at the endOverall out of 16 stories 10 are absolutely first rate and should honour any anthology 3 are enjoyable 2 are inferior and one entails the author a public flogging Hence highly recommended

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The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths Free download Ú 5 Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ï Mark Valentine Mark Valentine ï 5 Read & Download The Victorian haunted house investigators John Bell and Flaxman Low from Carnacki the Edwardian battler against the abyss and from horror master Arthur Machen's Mr Dyson a man about town and meddler in strange things Connoisseurs will find rare cases such as those of Allen Upward's ‘The Ghost Hunter’ Robert Ba As the title implies this is a selection of stories that deal with the supernaturaloccult in ways reminiscent of detective stories While some of them clearly fit the eponymous description of supernatural sleuth like Hodgson s well known Carnacki for example other stories are or less traditional narratives of haunted houses with the detective aspect playing only a very minor roleMost of the stories are from the classical era of the supernatural sleuth 1890 1840 But editor Mark Valentine has also included several stories by contemporary authors like himselfNow anthologies are tough to rate since there s bound to be discrepancies in both the uality and the style or tone of the stories and with very few exceptions no editor can please all the people all of the time The same goes for this anthology which has its strengths ie The Gateway of the Monster by WH Hodgson The Red Hand by Arthur Machen and The Sheelagh na gig by Mary Anne Allen and weaknesses The Necromancer by Donald Campbell for example is bad to the point of unreadability and the terribly disappointing and boring opener story The Warder of the Door by Robert Eustace and LT Meade Sadly in this collection the strong stories while being well above average never achieve real greatness and the weak stories far outnumber them There s not much of the solid average stuff either so I have to say that this anthology was rather disappointing

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The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths Free download Ú 5 Free read Ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ï Mark Valentine Mark Valentine ï 5 Read & Download Rr's Eugene Valmont who may have inspired Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and Donald Campbell's young explorer Leslie Vane the James Bond of the jazz age who battles against occult enemies of the British Empire And the collection is completed by some of the best tales from the pens of modern psychic sleuth author The Black Veil and Other Tales is a collection of short stories with a supposedly supernatural theme It is a bit of a mixed bag The story The Necromancer seems rather mis named and is of a very fast paced adventure story Stories like The Sheelagh na gig and Spirit Solutions start off well but have rather unsatisfactory endings Personally the best story was The Prince of Barlocco written by Mark Valentine who edited the whole volume This story is set on a tiny Scottish island and is very atmospheric

  • Paperback
  • 256
  • The Black Veil Other Tales of Supernatural Sleuths
  • Mark Valentine
  • English
  • 23 May 2020
  • 9781840220889