The white people and other weird stories

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Penguin Books , New York
English Fantasy fiction, English Horror
StatementArthur Machen ; edited with an introduction and notes by S.T. Joshi ; foreword by Guillermo del Toro
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsJoshi, S. T., 1958-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6025.A245 A6 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 377 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25256474M
ISBN 100143105590
ISBN 139780143105596
LC Control Number2011027590
OCLC/WorldCa706024267

The White People and Other Weird Stories book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Of living creators of cosmic fear raised 4/5. Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics.

With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of American Supernatural Tales, The White People and Other Weird Stories is the perfect introduction to the father of weird fiction.4/5(K). With an introduction from S.T.

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The title story \"The White People\" is an exercise in the bizarre leaving the reader disoriented and on edge. "The White People and Other Weird Stories" is a collection of short stories from a favorite author: Arthur Machen.

A Welshman, he wrote tales of the supernatural beginning in the late s through the s, and focused much of the underlying horror on Celtic and pagan beliefs mixed with a touch of Christianity.4/5(1). Praise "The pleasure of rediscovering these stories or experiencing them for the first time is sure to be amplified by the insightful foreword by filmmaker Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth) and the excellent introduction by S.

Joshi."— Craig Smith "As a selection of ‘weird’ short stories, The White People is a fine example of the precursor to what has become a popular subgenre of.

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"The White People" is a horror short story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. Written in the late s, it was first published in in Horlick's Magazine, edited by Machen's friend A.

Waite, then reprinted in Machen's collection The House of Souls (). The story has since been described as an important example of horror fiction, influencing generations of later writers. Nicholas Lezard's choice Books. The White People and Other Weird Stories by Arthur Machen - review. Facing up to the elemental evil of existence.

Nicholas Lezard. Tue. The White People and other Weird Stories, By Arthur Machen The White People is a valuable addition to the Penguin Classics series. It comes with a Author: Tim Cumming. Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics.

With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of American Supernatural Tales, The White People and Other Weird Stories is the perfect introduction to the father of weird fiction.

Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics. With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of American Supernatural Tales, The White People and Other Weird Stories isthe perfect introduction to the father of weird title story "The White People" is an exercise in the bizarre leaving the reader disoriented and on edge.

Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics. With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of "American Supernatural Tales", "The White People" and "Other Weird Stories" is the perfect introduction to the father of weird fiction.

This book didn't disappoint, it re-kindled my fondness for all things weird, and you can't pigeon-hole weird, nor explain it, it just "is". From all the shorts in here, The Novel of the White Powder stands out for me,i won't explain it, just buy the book, read the stories and immerse yourself in the 19th Century, walk into Machen's house, open.

The White People and Other Weird Stories (Book): Machen, Arthur: "Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics. With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of AMERICAN SUPERNATURAL TALES, THE WHITE PEOPLE AND OTHER WEIRD STORIES is the perfect introduction to the father of weird fiction.

The title story "The White People" is an exercise in. The White People and Other Weird Stories Arthur Machen. Penguin, $16 trade paper ( p) ISBN which should help get the book into the hands of contemporary horror fans.

"Machen's weird tales of the creepy and fantastic finally come to Penguin Classics. With an introduction from S.T. Joshi, editor of AMERICAN SUPERNATURAL TALES, THE WHITE PEOPLE AND OTHER WEIRD STORIES is the perfect introduction to the father of weird fiction.

Joshi is a freelance writer and editor. He has edited Penguin Classics editions of H. Lovecraft’s The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories (), and The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories (), as well as Algernon Blackwood’s Ancient Sorceries and Other Strange Stories ().

Among his critical and biographical studies are The Weird Tale (), Lord Dunsany Reviews: The White People and Other Weird Stories Quotes Showing of 5 “We lead two lives, and the half of our soul is madness, and half heaven is lit by a black sun.

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Murnau's Nosferatu, released inwith Max Schreck starring as Count Orlok. Florence Stoker eventually sued the filmmakers, and was. White People Are Weird r/ whitepeopleareweird. Join. Hot. Hot New Top Rising. Hot New Top. I think it’s finally time to share some of my stories about what I’ve seen in white America.

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Dear White People: You've been around for such a long time. And black people have been around for a long time, also, just in case you haven't noticed. But the thing is, some of us are tired of your shenanigans. Others are Stacey Dash. Some of you are cool.

Some of you are Donald Trump. So if none of this applies to you, pass it on to your. White people are so weird that there’s an entire subgenre of black-people discourse called “white-people shit” where we discuss, among ourselves, weird-ass shit that white people do. It’s pretty much both a support group and a perpetual verifier, because some of this shit is so weird that we believe no one would believe us unless other.

There are many funny events from history that get left out of school books. Some of them might be considered too raunchy for history class. Others are just silly. While they may not have made a real impact on history, they may make you laugh.

Here are 10 funny stories from history that you never read in school books. Read The Green Book of The White People by Arthur Machen. The text begins: The morocco binding of the book was faded, and the colour had grown faint, but there were no stains nor bruises nor marks of usage.

The book looked as if it had been bought "on a visit to London" some seventy or eighty years ago, and had somehow been forgotten and suffered to lie away out of sight. The satire “Dear White People” was picked up by Netflix, and the film “Get Out,” which turned self-proclaimed Obama-supporting white people into figures of horror, became the think-piece.

The people will tell you that this stain upon their fair country was first put there by fugitive slaves, more than a hundred years ago.

There was gradually added to these fugitive slaves, fugitives of other descriptions, and the general antagonism to the world made each individual endure the others. Young people can’t write about old people (though the reverse might be acceptable since old people used to be young people).

And since white writers can’t include black characters, or any characters that aren’t white, we’d have to presume the commensurate would be expected of black writers, Asian writers, Hispanic writers, etc.WHITE PEOPLE evidences the same love of stories, storytelling, and storytellers that helped make OLDEST LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW TELLS ALL a bestseller in