Algernon Blackwood

Algernon Blackwood (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In which I take part in David Abrams’ #Sundaysentence, sharing a well-crafted sentence I’ve read this week, without introduction or explanation.

And when I turned my eyes again from his ghastly face to the river, the current had done its work, and the body had been swept away into midstream and was already beyond our reach and almost out of sight, turning over and over on the waves like an otter.

from “The Willows,” by Algernon Blackwood, a short story featured in The Weird: a compendium of strange and dark stories, edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer