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Black Medicine ❮Download❯ ➹ Black Medicine ➾ Author Arthur J. Burks – Polishdarling.co.uk Strange tales of Santo Domingo Three coffins When the graves were opened Vale of the corbies Voodoo Luisma s return Thus spake the prophetess Black medicine Bells of Oceana The ghosts of Steamboat Cou Strange tales of Santo Domingo Three coffins When the graves were opened Vale of the corbies Voodoo Luisma s return Thus spake the prophetess Black Medicine Bells of Oceana The ghosts of Steamboat Coulee Guatemozin the visitant.

  • Hardcover
  • 308 pages
  • Black Medicine
  • Arthur J. Burks
  • English
  • 25 August 2019

About the Author: Arthur J. Burks

Burks was born to a farming family in Waterville, Washington He married Blanche Fidelia Lane on March , in Sacramento, California and was the father of four children Phillip Charles, Wasle Carmen, Arline Mary and Gladys Lura He served in the United States Marine Corps in World War I, and began writing in After being stationed in the Caribbean and inspired by the native voodoo rituals, Burks began to write stories of the supernatural that he sold to the magazine Weird Tales In he resigned from the Marine Corps and began writing full time He became one of the million word a year men in the pulps by virtue of his tremendous output He was well known for being able to take any household object that someone would suggest to him on a dare, and instantly generate a plot based around it His byline was commonplace on pulp covers He wrote primarily in the genres of aviation, detective, adventure and weird menace One genre he was not to be found in was the westerns The pressure of producing so much fiction caused him to ease off in the late s He returned to active duty as the US entered World War II and eventually retired with the rank of lieutenant colonel Burks moved to Paradise in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in , where he continued to write until his death in In his later years, he lectured on paranormal activities.



10 thoughts on “Black Medicine

  1. Ben Ben says:

    Voodoo was a topic of both fascination and repulsion in the pulps of the Weird Tales era Henry Whitehead produced some notably fine tales revolving around the magic and beliefs of the Caribbean Arthur Burks follows a similar route in Black Medicine However, where Whitehead displays , despite an ingrained cultural superiority, at least an interest in the belief systems of his subjects, Burks is rabid in his fear and loathing The language and attitude in these tales is pretty shocking for Voodoo was a topic of both fascination and repulsion in the pulps of the Weird Tales era Henry Whitehead produced some notably fine tales revolving around the magic and beliefs of the Caribbean Arthur Burks follows a similar route in Black Medicine However, where Whitehead displays , despite an ingrained cultural superiority, at least an interest in the belief systems of his subjects, Burks is rabid in his fear and loathing The language and attitude in these tales is pretty shocking for the modern reader Burks constantly dehumanizes his subjects, and pushes a consistently uncomfortable racial narrative This is a real shame, because the atmosphere is excellent in many of the stories Three Coffins is genuinely chilling, and Black Medicine would have been a darkly menacing gem if the racially inflammatory language didn t spoil it Ghosts of the Steamboat Coulee is the best story on offer here, a chilling, hallucinatory ghosts story with a claustrophobic atmosphere

  2. Shawn Shawn says:

    PLACEHOLDER REVIEW When The Graves Were Opened a devout atheist agrees to test his friends new invention a mental time travel device that projects one s spirit to any point in the past it chooses by visiting the crucifixion of Christ, to see if it actually happened and to find out what happened to the dead who supposedly arose and the graves gave up their dead when the Savior died And he gets answers to these both not a bad little story, although obviously loaded with religious in PLACEHOLDER REVIEW When The Graves Were Opened a devout atheist agrees to test his friends new invention a mental time travel device that projects one s spirit to any point in the past it chooses by visiting the crucifixion of Christ, to see if it actually happened and to find out what happened to the dead who supposedly arose and the graves gave up their dead when the Savior died And he gets answers to these both not a bad little story, although obviously loaded with religious intent everything is true

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10 thoughts on “Black Medicine

  1. Ben Ben says:

    Voodoo was a topic of both fascination and repulsion in the pulps of the Weird Tales era Henry Whitehead produced some notably fine tales revolving around the magic and beliefs of the Caribbean Arthur Burks follows a similar route in Black Medicine However, where Whitehead displays , despite an ingrained cultural superiority, at least an interest in the belief systems of his subjects, Burks is rabid in his fear and loathing The language and attitude in these tales is pretty shocking for Voodoo was a topic of both fascination and repulsion in the pulps of the Weird Tales era Henry Whitehead produced some notably fine tales revolving around the magic and beliefs of the Caribbean Arthur Burks follows a similar route in Black Medicine However, where Whitehead displays , despite an ingrained cultural superiority, at least an interest in the belief systems of his subjects, Burks is rabid in his fear and loathing The language and attitude in these tales is pretty shocking for the modern reader Burks constantly dehumanizes his subjects, and pushes a consistently uncomfortable racial narrative This is a real shame, because the atmosphere is excellent in many of the stories Three Coffins is genuinely chilling, and Black Medicine would have been a darkly menacing gem if the racially inflammatory language didn t spoil it Ghosts of the Steamboat Coulee is the best story on offer here, a chilling, hallucinatory ghosts story with a claustrophobic atmosphere


  2. Shawn Shawn says:

    PLACEHOLDER REVIEW When The Graves Were Opened a devout atheist agrees to test his friends new invention a mental time travel device that projects one s spirit to any point in the past it chooses by visiting the crucifixion of Christ, to see if it actually happened and to find out what happened to the dead who supposedly arose and the graves gave up their dead when the Savior died And he gets answers to these both not a bad little story, although obviously loaded with religious in PLACEHOLDER REVIEW When The Graves Were Opened a devout atheist agrees to test his friends new invention a mental time travel device that projects one s spirit to any point in the past it chooses by visiting the crucifixion of Christ, to see if it actually happened and to find out what happened to the dead who supposedly arose and the graves gave up their dead when the Savior died And he gets answers to these both not a bad little story, although obviously loaded with religious intent everything is true


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