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The House on the Borderland (Large Print Edition)

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

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  • Fiction / General

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9385902M
    ISBN 101426438966
    ISBN 109781426438967
    OCLC/WorldCa297186420


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I also enjoyed the concept of fantasy v reality which became quite unsettling.4/5(). The house, figuratively both our and his dwelling, sits precariously on top of it.

The story itself moves along quickly, as a story within a story. It begins with the discovery of the narrator's manuscript in the ruins of the old house by two vacationers -- a trite mechanism, you might think, but remember that the book was first published in Reviews:   It begins with the discovery of the narrator's manuscript in the ruins of the old house by two vacationers -- a trite mechanism, you might think, /5().

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He went beyond the existing ghost story and gothic molds, synthesizing a new cosmic horror that made a huge impact on later writers of weird tales, notably H. Lovecraft. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: The House on the Borderland Author: William Hope Hodgson Release Date: Novem [EBook #] [Last updated: Ma ] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO   William Hope Hodgson (–) was born in Essex but moved several times with his family, including a stint in County Galway in Ireland – a setting that would later inspire The House on the Borderland.

Hodgson made several unsuccessful attempts to run away to sea, until his uncle secured him some work in the Merchant : West Margin Press. William Hope Hodgson (–) was born in Essex but moved several times with his family, including a stint in County Galway in Ireland – a setting that would later inspire The House on the ed on: Febru The House on the Borderland by Hodgson, William Hope available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND. William Hope Hodgson. From the Manuscript discovered in by Messrs. Tonnison and Berreggnog in the Ruins that lie to the South of the Village of Kraighten, in the West of Ireland. Set out here, with Notes. TO MY FATHER (Whose feet 5/5(6).

Publisher's Summary While on a fishing trip two men discover the ruins of an old house perched on the very edge of a cliff. In the ruins they discover an old manuscript that seems to suggest the house was once involved in something super natural, and horrific.

Public Domain (P) FNH. "A classic of the first order," declared H. Lovecraft of this influential tale of a haunted house in the Irish countryside. First published init bridges the era between ghost stories and modern thrillers.

Its compelling journey through space and time combines the best aspects of. The House on the Borderland is a supernatural horror novel by William Hope Hodgson. He went beyond the existing ghost story and gothic molds, synthesizing a new cosmic horror that made a huge impact on later writers of weird tales, notably H.

Lovecraft. The two gentlemen Tonnison and Berreggnog head to a village in Ireland for a week's fishing. Editions for The House on the Borderland: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in Cited by: 4.

The House on the Borderland is a supernatural horror novel written by British writer William Hope Hodgson in The story opens with the discovery of a journal in the ruins of an unusual house.

Hodgson wrote a trilogy consisting of Date Modern Warfare, The House on the Borderland, and The Ghost Pirates. The setting for The House on the Borderland is an ancient house in a lonely part of Ireland, where an old man lives alone with his sister and his pets.

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House on the Borderland was the scariest book, the most engrossing sci fi I have ever read. I am not a re-reader of books generally speaking, but I just finished reading it again for the 8th or 9th time. I read it aloud to my son when he was a kid. He was creeped out just as much as I had been and still enjoys the book as well/5(11).

The House on the Borderland/Chapter I. Curiously enough, the book was fairly dry, which I attributed to its having been so securely buried among the ruins.

Having put the volume away safely, I turned-to and gave Tonnison a hand with his self-imposed task of excavating; yet, though we put in over an hour's hard work, turning over the whole. Buy a cheap copy of The House on the Borderland and Other book by William Hope Hodgson.

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Wikipedia Book - The House on the Borderland. Download M4B (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. The House on the Borderland. William Hope HODGSON ( - ) Intwo gentlemen, Messrs Tonnison and Berreggnog, head into Ireland to spend a week fishing in the village of Kraighten.

While there, they discover in the ruins of a.'The House on the Borderland' is completely baffling. There's no real way to work it out or make any sense of it because the story is so fantastical and surreal but; I enjoyed the read and found some of the horror elements particularly dark and disturbing.

I also enjoyed the concept of fantasy v reality which became quite s: The mystery is deeper than "it's all true" or "it's all just a dream" anyway - it's kinda both at once - hence the house being on the borderland. twl_corinthian17 July (UTC) British edition. This entry should include mention of the edition of THE HOUSE ON THE BORDERLAND, published by Holden-Herdingham, Ltd., London.(Rated Start-class): WikiProject Horror.