KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories]


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    KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson A.C. Benson ☆ 9 SUMMARY Perhaps you are familiar with Edward Frederick Benson author of the Mapp and Lucia comic novels and some of the best ghost stories in the English language? This pleasant although not compelling selection of occult tales is by two of his siblings the lesser of the literary Benson brothers Arthur Christopher and Robert Hugh AC Benson was a confirmed bachelor a lecturer in English Literature at Eton for 18 years and later

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    KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] If you enjoy the stories of EF Benson well you'll probably hate this book as much as I did The three brothers did

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    FREE READ The Temple of Death and Other Stories A.C. Benson ☆ 9 SUMMARY CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson Many people have heard of Edward Frederic EF Benson who wrote a series of humorous novels about Mapp and Lucia I haven't read them but am familiar with the name Unfamiliar to me was the fact that EF had a couple brothers AC and RH These acronyms also wrote stories though as far as I can tell they were less popular than EF and I'm not sure if they wrote anything longer than a short storyThis collection is nice because EF has no part in it I

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    CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] The Temple of Death is billed as ghost stories or Tales of Mystery and the Supernatural by A C And R H Benson These are the lesser known for

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    FREE READ The Temple of Death and Other Stories A.C. Benson ☆ 9 SUMMARY KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] A C Benson and R H Benson have been overshadowed by their popular novelist brother E F Benson but between the three the produced over 100 volumes of fiction and nonfiction This is a collection of stories written by the two less well remembered Bensons during the early Edwardian eraWhile the collection is referred to as ghost stories and described as chilling they are not ghost stories and rarely chilling They are stories of the s

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    KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] I can't believe people didn't really like this book The book is split in two the first stories are written by AC Benson a kind of nobody and the others are written by his brother a Catholic kind of nobody The RH Benson the Catholic were pretty forgettable but thankfully only took up the last 20 percent or so of the book The AC Benson stories were FUCKING BADASS I can't believe these aren't popular totally in th

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    A.C. Benson ☆ 9 SUMMARY CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson FREE READ The Temple of Death and Other Stories R

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    KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] Very good stories but best not taken as a whole Read back to back some consistent elements and traits of the stories become predictable and formulaic Read this book in small bits a story here and a story there and you'll enjoy them

  9. says: A.C. Benson ☆ 9 SUMMARY KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories]

    KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] A.C. Benson ☆ 9 SUMMARY FREE READ The Temple of Death and Other Stories While I am not a believer myself I would certainly not say that religious beliefs make good art impossible I can count numerous works inspired by religion that are among my favouritesHowever it is fair to say that it is very hard to make decent books about fantastical subjects which are also religious Of cours

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    KINDLE [The Temple of Death and Other Stories] A.C. Benson ☆ 9 SUMMARY CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson The stories of AC Benson cover about 2 thirds of the book and are far superior to R H Benson Well worth a read

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SUMMARY ´ The Temple of Death and Other Stories CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson Nd often archaic environments far removed from the manic pace and pressures of the twenty first century but as exercises in the art of luring the reader into a stat of unease they are as potent as they were when the ink was barely dry on the pa. While I am not a believer myself I would certainly not say that religious beliefs make good art impossible I can count numerous works inspired by religion that are among my favouritesHowever it is fair to say that it is very hard to make decent books about fantastical subjects which are also religious Of course religion itself is pretty fantastical but how do you balance the fantastical elements of one belief system thought to be true against a world that is not believed to be true in any wayConsider the genre of fantasy itself C S Lewis did a decent enough job of making his fantasy world into a metaphor for Christianity but later books in the Narnia series began to be weighted down with his absurdly narrow minded views J R R Tolkien and J K Rowling got round the problem by simply ignoring Christianity sparing themselves the need to ask why people with magic powers would be all that interested in a man who is resurrected on a cross However the incompatibility of fantasy and Christianity was nicely brought out when fundamentalists started protesting against Rowling s books because the heroes practised witchcraftSci fi is another area that sits uncomfortably with Christianity Do we really believe that people on other planets worship Jesus How does a dystopian future suare with devout beliefsThen there is horror There is a natural religious overlap here as horror can be about devils Satanists and exorcisms and the battle between good and evil Nonetheless as even early great writers in the genre such as Edgar Allan Poe and H P Lovecraft realised horror works better when there is an element of nihilism in itThis brings me on to the stories of A C and R H Benson Goodness fantastical writers use a lot of initials Most of the stories here are by A C and they promote a resolutely pro Christian message as one might expect from the sons of the Archbishop of Canterbury Indeed they would be hard pressed to show priests trying and failing to counteract evil and sit this against their devout faith This leads to a certain cosiness in the stories Just how horrific can a situation be if you know that the characters can invoke Christ and escape danger every timeA C s stories are particularly absurd in this There seems to always be a helpful cleric on hand to save the day The titular story is set in the early days of Christian and ends with the unlikely spectacle of a missionary s faith somehow managing to change an entire community s minds after an evil is slain I doubt people s minds are so easily malleableIf in doubt call in a clergyman They will give you advice and guidance and prayer Even if you are threatened by a mysterious creature from the sea a cleric is of use than the army or any secular authority If you have a chance of receiving tainted gold turn it down Don t worry God will find another way of rewarding you Not spiritual pleasures and rubbish As soon as you renounce this money he ll find you some material wealthAnd don t dabble in the unknown One man does this and has some instruments in his house that are somehow thought to be bad What does he produce with them Mechanical toys and he has a good knowledge of medicine My God This man is practising scienceThe later stories get longer darker and complex to be fair but the constant intrusion of Christian goodness does get a little wearyingR H has a few stories in here but his life sounds interesting than the stories Despite being the son of the Archbishop he converted to Catholicism and received much hate mail in conseuence Ah Christian charity He also wrote a dystopian novel which naturally is full of religious content It seems that the world will become dominated by an anti Christ if Britain elected a Labour government Those were the good old days when conservative Catholics could write bonkers things like that and be taken seriously in BritainHis stories are briefer and less conclusive and often end with a few boring pieties The longest story involves the ghosts of Thomas a Becket and his murderers Trust a Christian to harp on about martyrdom even if they have to look back seven centuries to find a noble enough exampleThe stories are certainly not terrible and have a few moments to chill the spine If you like classic ghost stories by all means give them a try but don t expect anything unusually remarkable Scars Run Deep pace and Parnassus on Wheels pressures of the twenty first century but as exercises in the art of luring the reader into a stat of unease they are as Rebel in the Soul An Ancient Egyptian Dialogue Between a Man and His Destiny potent as they were when the ink was barely dry on the When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus pa. 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The Temple of Death and Other Stories

SUMMARY ´ The Temple of Death and Other Stories CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson The great oaken gate heaved and splintered and a monstrous beast as huge as a horse appeared at the mouth of the den; his small head was laid back on his hairy shoulders his little eyes gleamed wickedly and his red mouth opened snarling fiercel. Perhaps you are familiar with Edward Frederick Benson author of the Mapp and Lucia comic novels and some of the best ghost stories in the English language This pleasant although not compelling selection of occult tales is by two of his siblings the lesser of the literary Benson brothers Arthur Christopher and Robert Hugh AC Benson was a confirmed bachelor a lecturer in English Literature at Eton for 18 years and later at Cambridge where he became the Master of Magdalene College Most of his stories contained herein were intended as moral lessons for the young men he taught and although they have their moments their style is a little stiff and their conclusions a little too pat The two longer stories here Basil Neatherby and The Uttermost Farthing are a different matter entirely AC apparently wrote them for his own amusement and they are dense and complex reminding one occasionally of Henry James both in their attenuated narratives and in their sublety Read these two stories even if you read none of the restRobert Hugh Benson was an Anglican clergyman who subseuently converted and was ordained as a Roman Catholic priest His was a celebrated and notorious conversion After all he was the son of the Archbishop of Canterbury Today he is probably best known for his novel Come Rack Come Rope a story of the Anglican persecution of recusants during the sixteenth century I find it odd but I liked his stories much better than his brother Arthur s even though I could put my finger on nothing in plot or style that marked then as superior Still they all seems so suffused with love with a reverence for life with a profound sense of the numinousness of all things that their spirit stayed with me long after the effect of AC s had passed away Advanced ECG 2nd ED pleasant although not compelling selection of occult tales is by two of his siblings the lesser of the literary Benson brothers Arthur Christopher and Robert Hugh AC Benson was a confirmed bachelor a lecturer in English Literature at Eton for 18 years and later at Cambridge where he became the Master of Magdalene College Most of his stories contained herein were intended as moral lessons for the young men he taught and although they have their moments their style is a little stiff and their conclusions a little too Source Book of Medical History pat The two longer stories here Basil Neatherby and The Uttermost Farthing are a different matter entirely AC apparently wrote them for his own amusement and they are dense and complex reminding one occasionally of Henry James both in their attenuated narratives and in their sublety Read these two stories even if you read none of the restRobert Hugh Benson was an Anglican clergyman who subseuently converted and was ordained as a Roman Catholic Get Your Lump on with Lumpy Space Princess priest His was a celebrated and notorious conversion After all he was the son of the Archbishop of Canterbury Today he is The Cordax Mondotta The Adventures of Avery Avedaan #1 probably best known for his novel Come Rack Come Rope a story of the Anglican Domingo Franco Patriot and Martyr of the Philippine Revolution persecution of recusants during the sixteenth century I find it odd but I liked his stories much better than his brother Arthur s even though I could RecitatifTo Room Nineteen put my finger on nothing in In Service plot or style that marked then as superior Still they all seems so suffused with love with a reverence for life with a Saving Place profound sense of the numinousness of all things that their spirit stayed with me long after the effect of AC s had Barn Burning and other stories passed away

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SUMMARY ´ The Temple of Death and Other Stories CHARACTERS ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ A.C. Benson YUndeservedly the weird and chilling ghost stories of Arthur Christopher Benson and Robert Hugh Benson have been neglected for far too long This volume attempts to rectify that situation This dark banuet of tales takes us to strange unworldly a. A C Benson and R H Benson have been overshadowed by their popular novelist brother E F Benson but between the three the produced over 100 volumes of fiction and nonfiction This is a collection of stories written by the two less well remembered Bensons during the early Edwardian eraWhile the collection is referred to as ghost stories and described as chilling they are not ghost stories and rarely chilling They are stories of the supernatural simply told and as mentioned further down mainly stories of Christian virtue versus demonic powersA C Benson s creates an excellent atmosphere giving most stories a creepy feeling of dread His stories focus on Christianity triumphing over a supernatural evil and follow the same formula His writing is good but certainly not greatStories by AC BensonThe Temple of Death 35 starsThe Closed Window 45 starsThe Slype House 45 starsThe Red Camp 45 starsOut of the Sea 45 starsThe Grey Cat 35 starsThe Hill of Trouble 45 starsBasil Netherby 35 starsThe Uttermost Farthing 45 starsR C Benson s stories are mostly straight forward Catholicism overcoming Satanic evil The lack the atmosphere of AC Benson s stories but make up for it with well thought out plots His writing is better than his brother s and the narratives flow wellStories by RH BensonThe Watcher 45 starsThe Blood Eagle 35 starsConsolatrix Afflictorium 55 starsOver the Gateway 45 starsFather Meuron s Tale 45 starsFather Macclesfield s Tale 35 starsThe Traveler 45 stars The Person Readings in Human Nature popular novelist brother E F Benson but between the three the The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed produced over 100 volumes of fiction and nonfiction This is a collection of stories written by the two less well remembered Bensons during the early Edwardian eraWhile the collection is referred to as ghost stories and described as chilling they are not ghost stories and rarely chilling They are stories of the supernatural simply told and as mentioned further down mainly stories of Christian virtue versus demonic L'Armée du Salut powersA C Benson s creates an excellent atmosphere giving most stories a creepy feeling of dread His stories focus on Christianity triumphing over a supernatural evil and follow the same formula His writing is good but certainly not greatStories by AC BensonThe Temple of Death 35 starsThe Closed Window 45 starsThe Slype House 45 starsThe Red Camp 45 starsOut of the Sea 45 starsThe Grey Cat 35 starsThe Hill of Trouble 45 starsBasil Netherby 35 starsThe Uttermost Farthing 45 starsR C Benson s stories are mostly straight forward Catholicism overcoming Satanic evil The lack the atmosphere of AC Benson s stories but make up for it with well thought out Desolation Angels The Big Empty #3 plots His writing is better than his brother s and the narratives flow wellStories by RH BensonThe Watcher 45 starsThe Blood Eagle 35 starsConsolatrix Afflictorium 55 starsOver the Gateway 45 starsFather Meuron s Tale 45 starsFather Macclesfield s Tale 35 starsThe Traveler 45 stars

  • Paperback
  • 226
  • The Temple of Death and Other Stories
  • A.C. Benson
  • English
  • 15 March 2018
  • 9781840225471