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Published by Martin Secker in London .
Written in English


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Pagination250p. ;
Number of Pages250
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  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Terror: A Mystery by Arthur Machen. Download This eBook. Format Url Size; Read this book online: HTML: Animals -- Great Britain -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date: The author died in , so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works. bibliography section. Introduction. Most of Machen's fiction is short, and evokes wonder, terror, or both. His long short story "The Great God Pan" (), his first major success, caused a furore in London as the pagan demoness who is its central figure links horror with a prurient sexuality; a night spent with her leaves her victims grey, haunted and bound for death.   The peculiar philosophy of Arthur Machen is set down in "Hieroglyphics" and in "Dr. Stiggins: His Views and Principles." The first chapter of the latter work is a scathing satire on certain foibles and idiosyncracies of the American people—such as lynching, vote-buying, and food-adulteration—but as it is, on the whole, a polemical volume which, by the nature of the subjects it .

  Arthur Machen (3 March – 15 December ) was a Welsh author and mystic of the s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. His novella "The Great God Pan" (; ) has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror (Stephen King has called it "Maybe the best [horror Reviews: 3. Arthur Machen (/ ˈ m æ k ən /; 3 March – 15 December ) was the pen-name of Arthur Llewellyn Jones, a Welsh author and mystic of the s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror novella The Great God Pan (; ) has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror, with Stephen King describing it as "Maybe the. Arthur Machen has finally been recognized as a key contributor to the glittering age of British Decadence. Best known for the novella The Great God Pan and for his formative influence on weird fiction, in fact much of Machen’s writing profoundly challenges literary and cultural convention. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Signed by Arthur Machen in first volume, The Great God Pan. # of the total copies. Complete in nine volumes. Very good condition overall. Books are unmarked. Bindings are firm. Very slight bubbling to cloth in a couple places. Otherwise general light shelfwear to boards. Top edges gilt.