Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

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"Ancient Sorceries and Other Weird Stories" is a collection of supernatural stories by one of the greatest writers of such stories to have ever lived, Algernon Blackwood. This collection contains the title story, "Ancient Sorceries", which is the tale of a tourist who becomes enchanted by a strange French town and the ancient secrets that are hidden there. Also included in this collection is one of Blackwood's most celebrated stories, "The Willows", the story of two campers who pick the wrong place to sleep for the night, as well as the following seven tales: "Smith: An Episode in a Lodging-House", "The Insanity of Jones", "The Man Who Found Out", "The Wendigo", "The Glamour of the Snow", "The Man Whom the Trees Loved, and Sand".

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