The Whistling Room by William Hope Hodgson (1912)
Tuesday’s Tale of Terror October 11, 2016
“Then I heard it, an extraordinary hooning whistle, monstrous and inhuman, coming from far away through corridors to my right.”
October is the month for ghost stories. We love stories about luminous skulls or cavernous tombs, haunted grounds, haunted castles. These other worlds draw us in. Can you hear the call? Is it hovering behind your ear? Chilling your neck? Come into the world of Carnacki the ghost finder.
Do you believe there could be a hidden mischief in silence? Carnacki is a ghost hunter. He is invited by Mr. Tassoc, owner of Lastrae Castle in Ireland, where a room is said to emit an evil whistle that drives all away in horrific fear. Carnaki agrees to spend a few weeks at the castle to solve the mystery.
“This room had just that same malevolent…
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