Forrest Reid
The Bracknels: A Family Chronicle
August 16, 2019 Comments.. 333
The Bracknels: A Family Chronicle Forrest Reid A study of the unpleasant family of a Belfast merchant whose youngest child is Denis morbid, dreamy, the victim of delusions, engaging in strange pagan worship, yet with amiable traits Rewritten as DENIS BRACKNEL THE BRACKNELS 1911 is the work which Mr Reid regards as the foundation stone of his literary career It is a remarkable study of an abnormal boy, a moon A study of the unpleasant family of a Belfast merchant whose youngest child is Denis morbid, dreamy, the victim of delusions, engaging in strange pagan worship, yet with amiable traits Rewritten as DENIS BRACKNEL THE BRACKNELS 1911 is the work which Mr Reid regards as the foundation stone of his literary career It is a remarkable study of an abnormal boy, a moon worshipper, who is obsessed and haunted by the malignant influences of an old house, his home, reputed in earlier times to have been the scene of a murder Just as in the case of the boy in Henry James s finest supernatural story, The Turn of the Screw, Denis Bracknel is killed by the forces of evil that have reached him from another plane Individual opinion may object to the manner in which the final tragedy occurs but the whole story is bathed in that sense of terror and impending doom which Sheridan Le Fanu could so portentously convey, and compels admiration.. The Bracknels A Family Chronicle A study of the unpleasant family of a Belfast merchant whose youngest child is Denis morbid dreamy the victim of delusions engaging in strange pagan worship yet with amiable traits Rewritten as DE
  • Title: The Bracknels: A Family Chronicle
  • Author: Forrest Reid
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  • Page: 263
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Mindi says:

      I enjoyed this book well enough, but it didn t blow me away It was rather slow in places, and really didn t have a cohesive plot or any answers as to what was actually happening Denis Bracknel was originally written in 1911 and released under the title The Bracknels A Family Chronicle It wasn t until years later, in 1947, that the novel was re released with a new title after Reid had made heavy revisions to his original tale It was published posthumously, and the title was changed upon publicati [...]

    2. Alexa "Naps" Snow says:

      At first I wasn t sure what to expect with Denis Bracknel and I found myself drawn to this good story about an outsider boy who doesn t fit into his family or rather, none of his family fit to his family Once the tutor, Rusk arrived they develop some co dependant passive aggressive relationship that you just have to know what comes of it.

    3. Aleardo Zanghellini says:

      I liked this even better than Peter Waring It is a very atmospheric tale, with a subtle but pervasive homoeroticism, a definitely gothic feel, and memorable settings It is perhaps less psychologically sophisticated than Peter Waring, but much haunting There are some elements that suggest minor flaws in the way it s constructed notably I can t understand for the life of me what the woman in the gatehouse adds to the narrative or even the atmosphere, which is creepy enough without her contributio [...]

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