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In many ways, this reads more like a fix-up of several short stories, than an actual novel. I like the style of Machen’s writing and will probably pick arhhur anther collection of his in the near future.

I really enjoyed the language and plotting. The novel and the stories within it were eventually to be regarded as among Machen’s best works. I think I get it, but I wouldn’t be absolutely sure.

Lovecraft odiaba sus historias. I should like to know how the imagination of the author would work upon clean and wholesome lines.

The Three Impostors and Other Stories by Arthur Machen

En esta novela corta, se nos presenta a Mr. There are some quite scary parts to this book. Their History and Development. Puevlo a return to the frame story, the diary’s custodian reveals that the girl’s body was later found dead near a seemingly pagan statue in the woods.

Refresh and try again. The last is part horror story and part mystery as two amateur investigators are unwittingly involved in the search for a missing cultist. Supernatural Horror in Literature. The book was published without incident.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The prose is quite purple, noticibly more so than Blackwood altough these tales were written at least ten years earlier and as I said feel more dated. Most of this volume is taken up by the tripartite “The Three Imposters,” which reads a good deal differently as a whole mschen it does if you pick out individual pieces as I’d done previously.


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Is it just me or is the callous attitude of Dyson not the most horrific part peblo the whole story? This originally came to my attention a few years ago through a list of books favored by Borges.

The two protagonists are wealthy individuals who were born into money and who have nothing more to do with their time than wandering the streets of London, reflecting upon and discussing esoteric matters, furiously smoking their pipes as they keep running into the three antagonists, in various guises, who proceed to relate dubious stories of the supernatural. Now this is something that all writers of fiction do to keep us guessing what will happen next.

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Porque su prosa, tan bella y ell cuidada, no solo tiene la finalidad de deleitar. You could write an entire book of discussion about what is meant and what could have been implied.

Machen next produced The Three Impostorsa novel composed of a number of interwoven tales, in Jun 09, Jim Smith rated it it was amazing. Machen’s story was widely denounced for its sexual and horrific content and subsequently sold well, going into a second edition.

Machen’s anti-materialism shines through his characterizations. All in all, I enjoyed the book, and swayed between three and four stars for it, but eventually settled on three because I found part of it to be a bit of a trudge through treacle. He also is well known for his leading role in creating the legend of the Angels of Mons. View all 10 comments. Arthur Machen is a a little-known author of weird stories who strongly influenced H.

In addition, this collection contains not only two short stories but also the novella “The Great God Pan,” one of the acknowledged classics of the weird tale. Amidst all the bleak cosmicism, one can scarcely fail to grin at a line such as “He is not coy, but he is a realist; and perhaps you are not aware that no Carthusian monk can emulate the cloistral seclusion in which a realistic novelist loves to shroud himself.


I read a Dover edition that contained no other stories than the linked narratives of the title. Dyson is speaking for the author at this moment, but he is also setting himself up for some terrible shocks. He adds that she had “poisoned herself—in time”, making the analogy of a child finding the key to a locked medicine cabinet.

The girl’s tale gradually develops a mounting atmosphere of suspense, with suggestions of witchcraftonly to break off abruptly just at the point where a supreme revelation seems imminent. I haven’t looked into it.

I have unread on my kindle a appreciation of the author titled, Arthur Machen: A discussion between two men on the nature of evil leads one of them to reveal a mysterious Green Book he possesses. Cada relato contiene un texto que se puede leer de forma independiente, una historia o novela paralela a la trama. Retrieved from ” https: Right up there with “Colour out of Space” Lovecraft and “Voice in the Night” Hodgson as a classic of the consumed-from-within horror.

Common themes include the corruption of innocence, scientific endeavour in areas of the supernatural and the mysteries and beauty of late 19th century London.