After reading and enjoying William Meikle s Sherlock Holmes pastiche Sherlock Holmes Revenant I knew I had to read these storiesMeikle does a great job capturing the spirit of the original Carnacki He follows the somewhat formulaic story structure set up by
#Hodgson And Weaves A Set #and weaves a set pretty mpressive talesEven so a couple of the stories stood out as particularly mpressiveI found The Lusitania and The Sisters of Mercy to be especially haunting The Haunted Oak certainly did not end the way I had expected And the Lovecraftian The Dark Island had me guessing until the end4 STARS Having read the original Carnacki stories by William Hope Hodgson written around 1912 t was a great delight to find that authors have continued the series of short stories Or at least this book by Meikle was uite enjoyable I will likely read others and hope they are as entertaining Carnacki Up North Michigan Wines by the Bay: Leelanau and Old Mission Peninsulas Explored is a British Gentlemen whonvites his friends over for dinner and tells them of his latest exploits n the supernatural In the original there are one or two stories only six This collection suffers from the flaw of all the Carnacki stories Carnacki gathers his friends together to tell him his supernatural tales So You Know From The you know from the that he s survived the adventure and not been too traumatized to relate t It s hard to work up any sense of danger against those constraints The characters of his listeners remain nvisible ciphers a frame that doesn t add anything to the story being toldEven frustrating Meikle doesn t stray from the formula repeating the same paragraphs from story to story as Carnacki sets up his scientific defenses It s a shame because Carnacki s such a fascinating character He s a man of science who employs electric lights and a Faraday cage to chase away things from the Outer Realms and yet he doesn t believe Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now in ghosts or the existence of the soul after death evenn the face of repeated exposure to themSome of the stories Guns of Arizona: A Land Where Legends Are Made in his book were outsta A pitch perfect homage to the original Carnacki Meikle whose voices one of the best Bitter Creek Posse: A tale of the Old West in the business flawlessly channels William Hope Hodgsonn this excellent addition to the Carnacki canon of stories Highly recommended. Scend and to listenThe Lusitania A cruise ship Dárek z pravé lásky: 12 zimních políbení is berthedn Liverpool deserted by passengers and crew stuck n port until Carnacki can remove the cause of their terror; apparitions of disaster and shipwreckThe Haunted Oak Ghosts of the recent dead walk beneath ts spreading boughs and the Church needs Carnacki's expertise But some things are best left to take their course natural or supernaturalThe Shoreditch Worm When one of the churches of London changes Rambles Around Folkestone: And Other Special Articles (Classic Reprint) its chimes something old starts to wake Can Carnacki stopt before The Way of the Scarlet Pimpernel its too lateThe Dark Island Carnacki uncovers a gateway to a dark realm of magic and myth where the far future of our planet can be touched and seen Stevie if a man has the stomach fortMeet Carnacki Ghosthunter.
William Meikle ✓ 7 READ & DOWNLOADTo this book find out a cozy comfortable place and then enjoy the stories one at a time These are classic stories without gore or sex but with a rolling narrative that s best enjoyable n small dosage Highly Recommended Having read the original Carnacki tales and fascinated with the character and stories I wanted to find out and some research led me to this collection I m glad to say t was money well
spent as the writing continues Hodgson s tradition of language and storytelling format It s a collection of short stories thatas the writing continues Hodgson s tradition of language and storytelling format It s a collection of short stories that exceptionally well balanced and with the correct atmosphere and tone to live up to the original tales Mr Meikle s commendable Heaven's Garden in his ability to bring fresh stories and fresh perspectives anddeas to Carnacki without stripping the character of originally established notions Highly recommended Moving into Meditation: A 12-Week Mindfulness Program for Yoga Practitioners it s one of the best pastiches I ve read A couple of weeks ago I finished reading Hodgson s original Carnacki stories and liked them so much that I decided to look for some pastiches surely I thought they must exist Well they do but there are not many Luckily I found this e book which I enjoyed thoroughly Meikle gets the style of the original stories so well thatt The Night Before Baseball at the Park by the Bay is virtuallympossible to distinguish his tales from the ones Hodgson wrote a century ago In a couple of stories he brings Erlebtes Bauen Ost-Berlin 1959 Bis 1989: Fotografien Von Gisela Stappenbeck in real world elements that Hodgson probably wouldn t havencluded Keep Smiling Through it doesn t distract at all And Carnacki s four friends who were VERY anonymousn the original stories get rudimentary personalities Arkwright Strange Travelers: New Selected Stories is a bit of a twitI am generally fond of pastiches Sherlock Holmes Lovecraftian tales etc and thiss one of the best I ve read for uite some time I am going back and adding an addendum to my nitial review on Meikle s Carnacki adding an addendum to my nitial review on Meikle s Carnacki I stated that Meikle had captured the spirit of the original Carnacki by William Hope Hodgson In that statement I was wrong Meikle s stories are a FAR FAR cry better than the originalsI hope Meikle will eventually revisit CarnackiI have to start by saying that I am guilty of not having read all of William Hope Hodgson s original Carnacki stories I have though read enough of them to piue my Yoga for Everyone: 50 Poses for Every Type of Body interestn the topic So. Called up out of Salisbury Plain; an ancient darkness that will haunt your dreamsThe Sisters of Mercy Battle hardened old soldiers lie sick abed Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice in fear for their souls Only someone withntimate knowledge of the powers of darkness can help themThe Hellfire Mirror The rituals of an nfamous club have left their mark on a mirror leading Carnacki nto a fight to stop his own home from being overrun with the forces of darknessThe Beast of Glamys Danger to the daughter of a Scottish Lord leads Carnacki to a remote castle and the uncovering of the secret behind a legend that has persisted for centuriesThe Tomb of Pygea Something serpentine whispers n the dark under Admiralty Arch and only Carnacki has the skills and the nerve to de.