Unlike the traditional detective, the occult detective is employed in cases involving ghosts, curses, and other supernatural elements. Some occult detectives are portrayed as being themselves psychic or in possession of other paranormal powers. The critic August Nemo selected seven mystery stories with the great experts in supernatural phenomena:- The Gateway of the Monster by William Hope Hodgson- The House Among the Laurels by William Hope Hodgson- The Story of Saddler's Croft by E. and H. Heron- The Story of Baelbrow by E. and H. Heron- Green Tea by Sheridan Le Fanu- The Familiar by Sheridan Le Fanu- Aylmer Vance and the Vampire by Alice and Claude AskewFor more books with interesting themes, be sure to check the other books in this collection.
Alice Askew (18 June 1874 – 6 October 1917) along with her husband, Claude Askew (27 November 1865 – 6 October 1917) were British authors, who together wrote "over ninety novels, many published in sixpenny and sevenpenny series, between 1904 and 1918".
Sheridan Le Fanu (28 August 1814 – 7 February 1873) was an Irish writer of Gothic tales, mystery novels, and horror fiction. He was a leading ghost story writer of the nineteenth century and was central to the development of the genre in the Victorian era.
William Hope Hodgson (15 November 1877 – 19 April 1918) was an English author. He produced a large body of work, consisting of essays, short fiction, and novels, spanning several overlapping genres including horror, fantastic fiction, and science fiction.
Hesketh Vernon Prichard, (17 November 1876 – 14 June 1922) was an explorer, adventurer, big-game hunter and marksman who made a significant contribution to sniping practice within the British Army during the First World War. Flaxman Low is a fictional character created by British authors Hesketh Hesketh-Prichard and his mother Kate O'Brien Ryall Prichard, published under the pseudonyms "H. Heron" and "E. Heron".
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Editora : Tacet Books; 1ª edição - 2021
Idioma : Inglês
Capa comum : 229 páginas
ISBN : 9786599154935
Dimensões : 14x21cm