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 tales 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 tales 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. This comprehensive collection offers the most complete edition of Arthur Machen possible in the US, with all the fiction except for one obscure short story collection. The compressive eBook provides 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 - 105 grisly Machen stories for you to explore* Easily locate the short stories you want to read* 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 genres Please 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. Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The NovelsTHE HILL OF DREAMSTHE TERRORTHE SECRET GLORYTHE GREEN ROUND The 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 MYSTERYTHE COSY ROOM AND OTHER STORIESTHE CHILDREN OF THE POOL, AND OTHER STORIESUNCOLLECTED TALES The Short StoriesLIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDERLIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The PoemsLIST OF POEMS The Non-FictionTHE MEMOIRS OF JACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, 1725-1798THE ANATOMY OF TOBACCOHIEROGLYPHICSDR STIGGINS: HIS VIEWS AND PRINCIPLESMISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS The CriticismARTHUR MACHEN: A NOVELIST OF ECSTASY AND SIN by Vincent Starrett The AutobiographyFAR OFF THINGS Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles
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