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without light

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With self-shudderings and outward terrors, he walked continually in its shadow, groping darkly within his own soul, or gazing through a medium that saddened the whole world.
Who could see anything but the ill-omened figure of Michael Vanstone, posted darkly on the verge of the present time -- and closing all the prospect that lay beyond him?
We must get rid of him," agreed Anne, looking darkly at the subject of their discussion, who was purring on the hearth rug with an air of lamb-like meekness.
A stern, a sad, a darkly meditative, a distrustful, if not a desperate man did he become from the night of that fearful dream.
A bed supported on massive pillars of mahogany, hung with curtains of deep red damask, stood out like a tabernacle in the centre; the two large windows, with their blinds always drawn down, were half shrouded in festoons and falls of similar drapery; the carpet was red; the table at the foot of the bed was covered with a crimson cloth; the walls were a soft fawn colour with a blush of pink in it; the wardrobe, the toilet-table, the chairs were of darkly polished old mahogany.
Now fans old and new can enjoy the dystopian masterpiece - with another of his classics, A Scanner Darkly - in a stunning two-book illustrated edition courtesy of The Folio Society.
This first book of The Darkly Stewart Mysteries series has received honours from the London, Paris, and Los Angeles Book Festivals, and is now being pitched for television adaptation.
Critique: A taut novel of suspense with a thread of the supernatural, Visions Through a Glass, Darkly seizes the reader's attention and will not let go.
Chupeco's debut, The Girl from the Well (Sourcebooks, 2014/VOYA August 2014), took the unique approach of telling the tale of a vengeful ghost similar to those in The Ring and The Grudge Japanese horror films, from the darkly poetic perspective of the ghost Okiku.
In the darkly atmospheric setting of Victorian London, multiple characters and narratives interweave with panache.
Summary: Ralph Fiennes is the latest Hollywood star to be linked with the new James Bond movie, to play a darkly complex character.
Male and female as opposites have so often been the basis of fiction, and Ivan author Demitrius Kafallo brings his own spin to the table in "The Darkly Glamorous Menace".
Wray's second novel (following The Right Hand of Sleep) opens on a desolate Southern plantation in 1863, a wasteland of wartorn, darkly religious individuals who engage in the "Trade," the famed rebel slave business along the Mississippi.
Still, John Gunter's set, all darkly lit gliding arches in deep red topped with images from Caravaggio, gets the job done.
Adapted from the mind-bending novel by Philip K Dick, A Scanner Darkly imagines a haunting vision of the near future, in which the war on terrorism has been supplanted by the war on drug abuse.