William Hope Hodgson

e-books in William Hope Hodgson category

Book cover: Men of the Deep WatersMen of the Deep Waters
by - Holden & Hardingham ,
Directly afterwards, a yelling noise seemed to fill the whole sky with a deafening, piercing sound. I glanced over the port quarter. In that direction the whole surface of the ocean seemed to be torn up into the air in monstrous clouds of spray ...
Book cover: The Night LandThe Night Land
by - Holden & Hardingham ,
One of the most potent pieces of macabre imagination ever written. Hodgson achieves a deep power of expression, which focuses on a sense of the terror, of the thinness of the invisible bound between the world of normality and an underlying reality.
Book cover: The House on the BorderlandThe House on the Borderland
by ,
The classic novel of the weird supernatural. In the ruins of an ancient stone house in Ireland is found the diary of an elderly man. The diary tells of how the man explores a cyclopean cavern beneath the house and fights off swarms of monsters.

Book cover: The Ghost PiratesThe Ghost Pirates
by - Stanley Paul ,
This is a story about a sailor who takes a job on a reputedly haunted ship. The doomed ship is on its last voyage with the spirits of bygone buccaneers. The ship is slowly over run and eventually sinks to an unknown fate below the sea.
Book cover: Carnacki, the Ghost FinderCarnacki, the Ghost Finder
by ,
The central character is Carnacki, a kind of Sherlock Holmes of the supernatural. All the stories are entertaining, and some of the ideas are fascinating--many have inspired to a greater or lesser degree subsequent supernatural-type TV stories.