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The Shining Pyramid by Arthur Machen
" One of Machen's stories of the Little People *and* one of his Mr. Dyson adventures. This one follows a fairly conventional mystery-story format: The " ...more"
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Dracula by Bram Stoker
" The method of storytelling is what stands out for me, primarily, the multiple narrators and the surprisingly "post-modern" technique of having the tel ...more"
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The Inmost Light by Arthur Machen
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This is an interesting tale that, like Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, wavers somewhere between horror and science fiction. A scary experiment succeeds, and Dyson, the detective-ish protagonist, discovers the horrible results.

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The Three Impostors by Arthur Machen
The Three Impostors
by Arthur Machen
read in August, 2013
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There's an interesting dream-like quality to this book as it winds and weaves from story to story and from street to street. Ostensibly, the stories fit together as the two protagonists, Dyson and Phillips, explore a mystery involving a rare coin -- ...more
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The Beetle by Richard Marsh
The Beetle
by Richard Marsh
read in May, 2013
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Apparently, this book was in competition with Bram Stoker's Dracula, which came out the same year and shares some traits (e.g., an attack in England by a foreign, ancient monster and a narrator perspective from multiple points-of-view).

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Weird Stories by J.H. Riddell
Weird Stories
by J.H. Riddell
read in May, 2013
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An interesting collection of supernatural tales. Riddell's strength is in characterization. Otherwise, the stories seem a bit conventional.

The main character in "The Open Door" qualifies for my Chronological Bibliography of Early Occult Detectives, w
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