One of the great masters of horror fiction. --Clive Barker
Arthur Machen's stories... are inspired by a genuine emotion. He hardly ever wrote merely to frighten others; he did so because he knew he lived in an alien world. --Jorge Luis Borges
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About the Author
Born Arthur Llewelyn Jones in 1863, Machen became one of the most influential writers of his generation. He interwove the dark landscapes of his Monmouthshire childhood, together with his adult life in bohemian fin-de-siecle London.