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Nightcharmer and Other Tales of Claude Seignolle #2020

Nightcharmer and Other Tales of Claude Seignolle These eight tales of mystery and the supernatural feature sorcerers the Grim Reaper in a horse drawn coach a beguiling bird of death a long dead saint turned devil and a whole retinue of creatures

  • Title: Nightcharmer and Other Tales of Claude Seignolle
  • Author: Claude Seignolle Eric Hollingsworth Deudon Kristin Emig Parsons Lawrence Durrell
  • ISBN: 9781585440351
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Paperback
  • Nightcharmer and Other Tales of Claude Seignolle By Claude Seignolle Eric Hollingsworth Deudon Kristin Emig Parsons Lawrence Durrell, These eight tales of mystery and the supernatural feature sorcerers, the Grim Reaper in a horse drawn coach, a beguiling bird of death, a long dead saint turned devil, and a whole retinue of creatures of the night Claude Seignolle, distinguished French ethnographer and folklorist and author of than twenty three volumes of short stories and novels, is a master of theThese eight tales of mystery and the supernatural feature sorcerers, the Grim Reaper in a horse drawn coach, a beguiling bird of death, a long dead saint turned devil, and a whole retinue of creatures of the night Claude Seignolle, distinguished French ethnographer and folklorist and author of than twenty three volumes of short stories and novels, is a master of the rustic tale, which depicts folklore and popular traditions of the French countryside He incarnates Satan as an entity sharing human traits, an evil spirit who identifies himself with human suffering Seignolle s Gothic stories are not meant merely to terrorize, however they are intended to revive an oral tradition in danger of becoming extinct.These vignettes, selected and translated into English by Eric H Deudon, are charged with poetry and mystery as Lawrence Durrell notes in his foreword, they are strong, truthful, and intense Seignolle brings to life the wealth of popular legend by intertwining the boundaries of the real and the supernatural, he reveals that the least conspicuous or most ordinary objects of everyday life can possess unexpected and formidable dimensions.Claude Seignolle s fiction works have been translated into eight languages and adapted for both theater and cinema These stories will delight anyone who enjoys Gothic tales and the enchanted territory of the fantastic.

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      492 Claude Seignolle Eric Hollingsworth Deudon Kristin Emig Parsons Lawrence Durrell
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    1. Really, Jeff VanderMeer, a 3 No way.Editor Eric Deudon tells us that Seignolle s stories contain a whole retinue of creatures of the night, but that he does not portray them merely as frightening characters, for the totality of these themes represents a direct transposition from his research on folklore into the literary domain Deudon also reveals that Seignolle does not write gothic tales simply to intrigue, or even to terrorize, the reader Above all, he writes in order to revive at the literar [...]

    2. Eight fine tales from Claude Seignolle, inspired by traditional French folktales and macabre lore translated by Eric Hollingsworth Deudon.The Nightcharmer a country vacation is haunted by a spectral death bird with an excellent Lovecraftian twist.A Dog Story told by a Great War veteran of his uncanny and tragic encounter with a stray.The Healer based on the tradition of blacksmiths being able to cure in shamanic fashion.Starfish A woman disfigured in a car accident hears a supernatural callThe O [...]

    3. As of now, this petite collection originally released way back in 1983 remains sole collection of Claude Seignolle s short stories to appear in English It was preceded by the English translation of two of his short novels, bundled together as The Accursed , and much later followed by one his early novellas, The Black Cupboard , released as an expensive limited edition back in 2010 This presents only a small portion of this highly prolific and well respected French folklorist s fiction Nightcharm [...]

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