Algernon Henry Blackwood was an English short story writer and novelist, one of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. He was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. Three John Silence Stories is a famous collection of mysterious stories by Algernon Henry Blackwood. The book consists of three stories: A Psychical Invasion, Ancient Sorceries, The Nemesis of Fire. John Silence is a sort of psychic Sherlock Holmes, an investigator and solver of spiritual conundrums. These stories highlight a various aspect of spiritual warfare, ghostly apparitions, a mysterious village.