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Algernon Blackwood

Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951) was an English journalist, novelist, and short story writer. Born in Shooter's Hill, he developed an interest in Hinduism and Buddhism at a young age. After a youth spent travelling and taking odd jobs--Canadian dairy farmer, bartender, model, violin teacher--Blackwood returned to England and embarked on a career as a professional writer. Known for his connection to the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Blackwood gained a reputation as a master of occult...See more