Metamorphose.org
A Catalog of Transformations, Plus Reviews and Alerts
Request an Account
age
animal
female
furry
gender
inanimate
male
mythical
size
were
MSG Board
16   How To Possess Someo
8   Thread more discussi
23   Disturbing Thoughts
3   How would you react
9   Video with the idea
7   I hate to be that gu
9   In Your Eyes
What's New
Category: 'Female'
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Refine
Category: 'Animal'
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
Refine
Algernon Blackwood book Ancient Sorceries
  • Categories:Animal, Book

Description

I came across this by accident and bought it not really knowing what I was getting into. The only thing I had to go on was the fact that on the back, it gets praised by the master horror writer, H.P. Lovecraft. While it was never as creepy as Lovercraft's work, it was very good. The book Ancient Sorceries and other Weird Tales has a small collection of Blackwood's stories, but what will be interesting to our group would be Ancient Sorceries , for which the anthology is named. I won't bother with spoiler text, because, if you pay any attention at all to what you're reading, you'll figure out what's going on right away.
A shy man traveling through France decides that he can't take the crowded train anymore and decides to get off at a small town. The town has a dark secret though and at night, all the people turn into cats. It's much creepier than I can make it sound just by explaining it, so you'll have to read it to really appreciate it.

originally posted by guest (UN Owen) on 2006-05-30, no edits, entryid=556