The supernatural tales of the Welsh mystic author Arthur Machen have played an instrumental, though in recent times semi-forgotten, part in the history of horror fiction. Famous works such as 'The Great God Pan' and 'The Hill of Dreams' have intrigued readers for over a hundred years, retaining the...
The supernatural tales of the Welsh mystic author Arthur Machen have played an instrumental, though in recent times semi-forgotten, part in the history of horror fiction. Famous works such as 'The Great God Pan' and 'The Hill of Dreams' have intrigued readers for over a hundred years, retaining the same raw power that first shocked Victorian readers. For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete fictional works of Arthur Machen, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions, many rare non-fiction works and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Machen's life and works* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts* ALL four novels, with individual contents tables* Rare novels like THE GREEN ROUND appear here for the first time in digital print* Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts* Excellent formatting of the texts* Rare short story collections like THE CHRONICLE OF CLEMENDY, appearing in print for the first time in many years* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories* Rare uncollected tales - over 110 grisly Machen stories for you to explore* Easily locate the short stories you want to read* Includes Machen's letters - spend hours exploring the author's personal correspondence* Special criticism section, with Starrett's seminal essay evaluating Machen's contribution to literature* Features Machen's first autobiography - discover the author's early life and first inspirations* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genresPlease note: 'The House of the Hidden Light' cannot appear in this collection due to being published for the first time in 2003 and therefore not being in the public domain. Once new texts enter the public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free update.CONTENTS:The NovelsTHE HILL OF DREAMSTHE TERRORTHE SECRET GLORYTHE GREEN ROUNDThe Shorter FictionTHE CHRONICLE OF CLEMENDY: OR THE HISTORY OF THE IX JOYOUS JOURNEYS. CARBONNEKTHE GREAT GOD PAN, AND THE INMOST LIGHTTHE THREE IMPOSTORS: OR THE TRANSMUTATIONSTHE HOUSE OF SOULSTHE ANGELS OF MONSTHE GREAT RETURNTHE SHINING PYRAMID, 1923THE SHINING PYRAMID, 1924THE GLORIOUS MYSTERYORNAMENTS IN JADETHE COSY ROOM AND OTHER STORIESTHE CHILDREN OF THE POOL, AND OTHER STORIESUNCOLLECTED TALESThe Short StoriesLIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDERLIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDERThe PoemsLIST OF POEMSThe Non-FictionTHE MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, 1725-1798THE ANATOMY OF TOBACCOHIEROGLYPHICSDR STIGGINS: HIS VIEWS AND PRINCIPLESDOG AND DUCKDREADS AND DROLLSNOTES AND QUERIESBRIDLES AND SPURSMISCELLANEOUS ESSAYSThe LettersSELECTED LETTERS OF ARTHUR MACHENThe CriticismARTHUR MACHEN: A NOVELIST OF ECSTASY AND SIN by Vincent StarrettThe AutobiographyFAR OFF THINGS
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