On Soldier turned Detention of Doom preacher Sgt Jaeger with his book of Pennsylvania Dutch Pow Wow magic Again solid example ofulp era actionhorrorFearful Rock Another Civil War era novella with Sgt Jaeger this features a Union troop sent to engage with uantrill s raiders discovering an evil house and an innocent girl of the Mandifer family who has been sworn to betroth of the Mandifer family who has been sworn to betroth evil thing But after the battle with the raiders the war and time moves on and finally Kane Lanark returns to the area in search of the daughter Enid who now seems again entrapped by the resurrected evil of her adopted father and brother This was Fromentin pretty good I generally wouldn t have enjoyed the length but itsaced well enough and acked with enough events as to remain interesting Jaeger is a little interesting here as well for example he now has access to a magical tome by Albertus Magnus but is conflicted over its satanic sections and charms There s unkillable zombie raiders as well as a barely seen unspeakable evil sadly defeated off screen and daddy Persil and son Larue are memorable creations threatening evil and in the finale resurrected as skinless creatures just like Frank in HELLRAISER I also liked the opening where Jager reacts with revulsion to a satanic image found in a basement and a guard is killed remotely by magic Good stuff This volume contains the complete Sergeant Jaeger and Judge killed remotely by magic Good stuff This volume contains the complete Sergeant Jaeger and Judge stories which Wellman mainly wrote for Weird Tales during the late 30s They re all on the longer side which is a nice change from the first two volumes as it allows at least some character development to sueak through While he s still weak on developing female characters it was the times and it was the Pulps both Judge Puirsivant and Sergeant Jaeger are both really great characters and surprisingly enough rarely serve as the rotagonist in their own stories. At his work as cast over the genreContents• Introduction by Stephen Jones• Fearful Rock• Coven• Toad's Foot• For the Love of a Witch• The Hairy Ones Shall Dance• The Black Drama• The Dreadful Rabbits• The Half Haunted• Some Notes on the Texts by John Pel. .
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Napříč nekonečnem par with the Silver John tales The rest weren t anywhere near as enjoyable Howdy Mr RabbitF r seinen Schriftstellerkollegen HP Lovecraft war es klar Gegen die dunklen b sen Kr fte im Universum hat der Mensch keine Chance Wahnsinn ist im Kampf gegen d Placeholder review I don t own a copy of this but I m reading a number of stories contained in it from scans of their original magazine appearances and I needed tout the review somewhereThe Hairy Ones Shall Dance This novella originally serialized in three arts in Weird Tales magazine in the 1930s introduces another of Wellman s Occult Detective characters one Judge Hilary Pursuivant Yet Pursuivant is not the main character and only enters the narrative at about the halfway oint he just happens to live nearby Instead an ex stage magician. Fearful Rock and Other Precarious Locales is the 3rd volume of Night Shade Books' five volume Selected Stories of Manly Wade Wellman This volume is made up of eight novella length stories It reprints Wellman's Judge Pursivant and Sergeant Jaeger stories as well as a lost cl.