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A Victim Of Higher Space

Auhtor: Algernon Blackwood

Language: english

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Review by A. Dent, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Victim Of Higher Space':

Case I: A psychical invasion -- Case II: Ancient sorceries -- Case III: The nemesis of fire -- Case IV: Secret worship -- Case V: The camp of the dog -- Case VI: A victim of higher space.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Victim Of Higher Space':


... brought him here? He come alone, sir, in a closed cab. He pushed by me before I could say a word-making no noise not what I could hear. ...
... beg pardon, sir, he said, greatly flustered the gentleman handed me this for you. It was a note from a discerning friend, who had never ...
... eye to the spy-hole in the door of the green study. This spy-hole was so placed that it commanded a view of almost the entire room, and, ...
... was a blue vase-disappeared from view. It passed out of sight together with the portion of the marble mantelpiece on which it rested. ...
... the spy-hole, sharply concentrated, yet with a sly twinkle of humour and amusement that made it impossible for the doctor to maintain his position any ...
... service if you require it. Mr. Mudge moved towards the chair in question and then hesitated. You will promise me not to use the ...
... case, and when I hear the gradual steps by which you reached this strange condition, I have no doubt I can be of assistance to you. He drew ...
... He leaned back, relaxing his tight hold of the arms, and began in his thin, scale-like voice. My mother was a Frenchwoman, and my father an ...
... 'dreamer,' the world called him-whose audacity and piercing intuition amazed and delighted me beyond description, I found no one to guide or help. ...
... after a moments' pause, I procured the implements and the coloured blocks for practical experiment, and I followed the instructions carefully ...
... of our poor three measurements, I very nearly lost my life. For, you see, space does not stop at a single new dimension, a fourth. It extends in ...
... self is necessary to salvation and the discovery of the true life of the soul. He paused a moment and drew breath. Your speculations ...
... Then I reappear. Only,-he sighed-I cannot control my entrance nor my exit. Just so, exclaimed Dr. Silence, and that is why ...
... cannot perhaps convince you why this should be terrible, but I assure you that it is so. To hear the human voice proceeding from this novel appearance ...
... their origin. After a pause that prolonged itself into minutes, he crossed the room and unlocked a drawer in a bookcase, taking out a small ...
... down the street, and if it plays-if it plays Wagner-I shall be off in a twinkling. Precisely. I will be quick. I was leading up to the ...
... very eyes, and long ere he could unscrew the metal stopper, he saw the contents of the closed glass phial sink and lessen as though someone were drinking ...
... and slip away like air or water. The wood of the armchair somehow disentangled itself from between his own arms and those of Mudge. The phenomenon known ...
... with him and ask no questions. Also, remember, Barker, to think pleasantly, sympathetically, affectionately of him while he is away. Mr. Mudge is a very ...
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