Mr. Hodgson's new novel (Carnacki the Ghost Finder) comprises half a dozen of the `creepiest' experiences imaginable. . . . Read after nightfall in a dimly lighted room peopled with uneasy shadows, these tales carry with them a haunting atmosphere of terror and an ever-present sense of the unknown powers of darkness . . . Mr. Hope Hodgson plays deftly on the strings of fear, and his new novel stamps him a fascinating panic-monger with a quick eye for all the sensational possibilities of ghost lore.
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