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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. Algernon Blackwood was an English author who worked in the horror, fantasy and weird fiction genres.

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One of the most prolific horror writers of all time, Algernon Blackwood's work has been described as "more consistently meritorious than any weird writer's except Dunsany's." He has had an enormous influence on the development of the Cthulhu Mythos, with Lovecraft himself claiming him as both an inspiration and one of his favourite authors. Other writers to cite Blackwood as a source of inspiration include Frank Belknap Long, Clark Ashton Smith and Ramsey Campbell.

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