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Until his death in 1918, Bernard Capes was a prolific, talented, and highly regarded author of short stories, reviews, articles, and than forty novels Among his short stories were some of the most imaginative tales of terror of his era stories of werewolves and the Wandering Jew, of lost souls and vengeful suicides, of horrors from beyond the grave which enfold theUntil his death in 1918, Bernard Capes was a prolific, talented, and highly regarded author of short stories, reviews, articles, and than forty novels Among his short stories were some of the most imaginative tales of terror of his era stories of werewolves and the Wandering Jew, of lost souls and vengeful suicides, of horrors from beyond the grave which enfold the unsuspecting.However, following his untimely death the author fell into almost total neglect, and his works were forgotten for sixty years In 1978 Hugh Lamb began the process of resurrecting Capes s reputation when he used The Moon Stricken in his aptly titled Forgotten Tales of Terror The following year he used two of Capes s greatest stories The Green Bottle and An Eddy on the Floor in Tales from a Gas Lit Graveyard, and the author s reputation began to grow amongst enthusiasts of the classic supernatural tale.In 1989, Lamb edited The Black Reaper for the now classic Equation Chillers series, thus cementing Capes s reputation as one of the best writers of weird stories in the genre This new edition is augmented by a further eleven stories, most of which have not been seen since their original book publication than eighty years ago Lamb s revised introduction also makes use of new biographical information which has only recently come to light, providing the most comprehensive look available at this forgotten master of terror.Contents Foreword by Ian Burns Introduction by Hugh Lamb The Black Reaper The Vanishing House The Thing in the Forest The Accursed Cordonnier The Shadow Dance William Tyrwhitt s Copy A Queer Cicerone A Gallows Bird The Sword of Corporal Lacoste The Glass Ball Poor Lucy Rivers The Apothecary s Revenge The Green Bottle The Closed Door The Dark Compartment The Marble Hands The Moon Stricken The Queer Picture Dark Dignum The Mask The Strength of the Rope The White Hare An Eddy on the Floor
  • Title: The Black Reaper: Tales of Terror
  • Author: Bernard Capes
  • ISBN: 9781853361210
  • Page: 196
  • Format: Paperback

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Randolph Carter Nov 17, 2019 - 08:18 AM
Surprisingly good stories by the virtually unknown Capes. I assumed these would tend towards M.R. James but these actually reminded me more of L.P. Hartley. Capes doesn't use the same formula twice so the stories throughout the book remain fresh to the reader. There are a few of the usual haunts but there are a lot of clever variations and even some truly original seeming tales. Capes also isn't afraid to even lead his good characters to a bad ending usually with a bit of irony thrown in.Hugh La [...]
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Paul Nov 17, 2019 - 08:18 AM
Capes' fiction, as found in this collection, is at worst passable and at best genuinely singular. Considering how good his best stories can be, how prolific he was, or that he was praised by the likes of Chesterton (and, much later, by Robert Aickman) it is rather surprising that he is all but completely forgotten nowadays.One recurring flaw, tho, is his prose style. While far from unreadable, it is oft cumbersome and overwritten. Sometimes, it works, for example accenting the decadent flair of [...]
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Mark Goodwin Nov 17, 2019 - 08:18 AM
This short story is written in a somewhat difficult prose - certainly not an easy read without deep concentration. For me, with reading skills not well-advanced, I only got a portion of what I suspected the author wanted me to get. Perhaps, others will get a better expeience from this story and comprehend more fully what the underlying lesson was.
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The Black Reaper: Tales of Terror By Bernard Capes Until his death in 1918, Bernard Capes was a prolific, talented, and highly regarded author of short stories, reviews, articles, and than forty novels Among his short stories were some of the most imaginative tales of terror of his era stories of werewolves and the Wandering Jew, of lost souls and vengeful suicides, of horrors from beyond the grave which enfold theUntil his death in 1918, Bernard Capes was a prolific, talented, and highly regarded author of short stories, reviews, articles, and than forty novels Among his short stories were some of the most imaginative tales of terror of his era stories of werewolves and the Wandering Jew, of lost souls and vengeful suicides, of horrors from beyond the grave which enfold the unsuspecting.However, following his untimely death the author fell into almost total neglect, and his works were forgotten for sixty years In 1978 Hugh Lamb began the process of resurrecting Capes s reputation when he used The Moon Stricken in his aptly titled Forgotten Tales of Terror The following year he used two of Capes s greatest stories The Green Bottle and An Eddy on the Floor in Tales from a Gas Lit Graveyard, and the author s reputation began to grow amongst enthusiasts of the classic supernatural tale.In 1989, Lamb edited The Black Reaper for the now classic Equation Chillers series, thus cementing Capes s reputation as one of the best writers of weird stories in the genre This new edition is augmented by a further eleven stories, most of which have not been seen since their original book publication than eighty years ago Lamb s revised introduction also makes use of new biographical information which has only recently come to light, providing the most comprehensive look available at this forgotten master of terror.Contents Foreword by Ian Burns Introduction by Hugh Lamb The Black Reaper The Vanishing House The Thing in the Forest The Accursed Cordonnier The Shadow Dance William Tyrwhitt s Copy A Queer Cicerone A Gallows Bird The Sword of Corporal Lacoste The Glass Ball Poor Lucy Rivers The Apothecary s Revenge The Green Bottle The Closed Door The Dark Compartment The Marble Hands The Moon Stricken The Queer Picture Dark Dignum The Mask The Strength of the Rope The White Hare An Eddy on the Floor

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