Segement from ‘The disappearance of letham crouch’

A segment from ‘The disappearance of letham crouch‘ by Chas Owen an early (the earliest I am currently aware of) example of ‘consciously’ horror fiction in New Zealand. Inhabiting the borderland between weird fiction and the ghost story, the evocative little segment quoted begins with a direct reference to Edgar Alan Poe.Article.

The Disappearance of

New Zealand Illustrated Magazine , 1 July 1901, Page 777

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http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=NZI19010701.2.15&e=——-10-NZI-1—-0pagan–

With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand

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