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The House on the Borderland is a supernatural horror novel written by British writer William Hope Hodgson in 1908. The story opens with the discovery of a journal in the ruins of an unusual house in rural Ireland. Penned by a recluse, the journal details the man's stay at the house and his supernatural experiences with menacing monsters and dreaded dimensions.

American writer H. P. Lovecraft and British writer Terry Pratchett cited the novel as a major influence on their works, and it is generally considered to be the milestone that signaled the end of the typical Gothic fiction of the late 19th century.

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  • Donnie
  • 18-01-21

Another excellent narration by HorrorBabble!

Another excellent narration by HorrorBabble! One of the things I appreciate about HorrorBabble is that you're not just listening to someone read a story, you are listening to someone tell a story and there's a big difference. I've heard many otherwise good stories ruined by a poor narrator. I've yet to hear a poor reading with HorrorBabble. You can tell he's familiar with the story, and he pauses or emphasizes or gets excited when appropriate. Altogether it's a really pleasurable experience.

One of my favorite ways to enjoy some of these readings is by following along with a physical copy of the stories.

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  • tikkidaddy
  • 26-06-20

It's like a theatre of the mind

Astounding...I can just see Ian sitting before a roaring fire with a pipe, telling me this...it actually gives me the gooseflesh thinking about it😂😂Great job old friend...Jesus....😂😂

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  • Scott D Peterson
  • 24-06-20

Amazing

This story is one of my all time favorites. Ian’s narration nails the mood and tone adding a wonderful layer of tension.