Arthur Machen Books

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A Fragment Of Life

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Bibliographical note: v. 9 1 leaf at end.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 335

Dr Duthoit Vision

  [english | ]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... This was Dr Duthoit, Prebendary of Consumpta per Sabulum in Hereford Cathedral, Rector of St Owen's, bookworm and, chiefly, ...... years ago he could show blooms whose copper and crimson tints were very near to utter darkness. I believe that his ideal ...... each other, and rarely wrote. He was at rest among his roses by the quiet Wye, and I dashed to and fro in wilder waters, but ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 457

Dreads And Drolls

  [english | ]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... in the prison, sometimes in an inn-a genial age- and there he told all sorts of stories. He told some people that Mr. Harrison had been murdered ...... by hearing it give a snap as they put it on then they threw a great cloak over me, and carried me away. In the night they alighted at a hayrick which ...... as a Hand piercing body and spirit. So Job spoke of his vision: Now a thing ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 156

Far Off Things

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [The Meaning of Things: Applying Philosophy to Life is a 200 page book by A. C. Grayling first published in 2001. Written without footnotes with the intention to popularize philosophical reasoning it consists of short essays on a variety of subjects which although deeply rooted in philosophy are everyday phenomena encountered recognized and understood by everyone.]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 196

Holy Terrors

  [english | 1946]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... at which their two circles touched, or so it seemed. The tutor, wishing to be agreeable, began one night to talk about the origins of King Lear. ...... he had a feeling that, like a lady of the Doctor's own day, she had a bottom of good sense. Evidently she did not trust Mr. Marsh overmuch. Yet, what ...... in such a manner that their scandal was shamefully increased. The ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 403

Novel Of The White Powder

  [english | ]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... My name is Leicester my father, Major-General Wyn Leicester, a distinguished officer of artillery, succumbed five years ago to a complicated ...... and believed in the scrupulous purity of his drugs. The medicine was sent in due course, and I saw that my brother took it regularly after lunch ...... medicine with a parade of carousal as if it had been wine from some choicest bin. ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 465

Out Of The Earth

  [english | 1923]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit is a 1992 book written by Al Gore published in June 1992 shortly before he was elected Vice President in the 1992 presidential election. Known by the short title Earth in the Balance the book explains the worlds ecological predicament and describes a range of policies to deal with the most pressing problems. It includes a proposed Global Marshall ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 282

The Angels Of Mons

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... meat and mass. It was in The Weekly Dispatch that I saw the awful account of the retreat from Mons. I no longer recollect the details but I have ...... and clouds and bewilders the intelligence, and the real story of The Soldiers' Rest, with its sonus epulantium in terno convivio, was ruined at ...... had been accepted by the congregation of this particular church as the solidest ...]
Genres: [short story collection | war | fantasyDownloads: 393

The Bowmen

  [english | 1914]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [The willows / by Algernon Blackwood -- The shadows on the wall / by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- The messenger / by Robert W. Chambers -- Lazarus / by Leonid Andreyev -- The beast with five fingers / by W.F. Harvey -- The mass of shadows / by Anatole France -- What was it? / by Fitz James OBrien -- The middle toe of the right foot / by Ambrose Bierce -- The shell of sense / by Olivia Howard Dunbar]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | war militaryDownloads: 215

The Children Of The Pool

  [english | 1936]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [LC copy formerly owned by Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 3

The Great God Pan

  [english | 1894]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression is a book by Amity Shlaes and published by HarperCollins. The book is a re-analysis of the events of the Great Depression generally from a free-market perspective. The book criticizes Herbert Hoover and the Smoot-Hawley Tariff for their role in exacerbating the Depression through government intervention. It criticizes Franklin D. Roosevelt ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | gothic | horrorDownloads: 398

The Great Return

  [english | ]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Bibliographical note: v. 9 1 leaf at end.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 481

The Happy Children

  [english | ]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [The novel of the black seal.--The novel of the white powder.--The great god Pan.--The white people.--The inmost light.--The shining pyramid.--The bowmen.--The great return.--The happy children.--The bright boy.--Out of the earth.--N.--Children of the pool.--The terror.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 399

The Hill Of Dreams

  [english | 1907]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [This is Machens masterpiece. Not a word I use lightly. Machens descriptive powers are at their height here and his ability to decribe physical and psychological landscapes is nowhere more evident than in this book. The writing builds as the story progresses and the ending is the strongest I have ever read it makes The Turn of the Screw look like a damp squib. If you never read anything else by ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 378

The House Of Souls

  [english | 1922]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... from an old book and a strange book. It was thus that, remembering the old story of the Resurrection of the Dead, I was furnished with the source ...... I saw some very nice prints in the City, framed and quite cheap.'. 'Yes, but everything counts. Well, we will talk it over, as you say. You know we ...... life. To Darnell the true life would have seemed madness, and when, now and ...]
Genres: [short story collection | horrorDownloads: 401

The Inmost Light

  [english | 1894]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Bibliographical note: v. 9 1 leaf at end.]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 422

The Islington Mystery

  [english | 1927]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Reads rather like an old newspaper story or one of those Michael Aspel murder mystery historical case study programmes. Not bad for all that but not especially exciting either.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | horror | short storyDownloads: 434

The Monstrance

  [english | 1915]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... it fell out in the sacring of the Mass that right as the priest heaved up the Host there came a beam redder than any rose and smote upon it, ...... there they could establish themselves comfortably and securely during what remained of the night and at dawn the English left would be hopelessly enfiladed-and ...... were keeping up the very devil's racket the flares and illuminating ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 484

The Novel Of The Black Seal

  [english | 1895]  

Arthur Machen


Excerpts: [... These articles were placed beside a limestone rock of fantastic form they had been wrapped into a parcel with a kind of rough parchment which was ...... a glowing hearth, with curtains tightly drawn about the frosted panes, and the welcomes of their friends, but as the early evening darkened and night ...... is gone for such startling victories as these. Take courage you will learn ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | horrorDownloads: 365

The Novel Of The White Powder

  [english | 1895]  

Arthur Machen


Summary: [Excellent read! The suspense builds page by page to reach a terrifying climax at the end.]
Genres: [horror | short storyDownloads: 129
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