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Arthur Machen

(1863 - 1947)

The Bowmen

In the heat of battle, with tens of thousands of Germans descending on the British trenches and all hope lost, a man prays to Saint George.

6 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Inmost Light

In autumn Mr. Charles Salisbury was hard up and determined to embark in literature. He succeeded to a small income. London has nothing to be ashamed of in the way of crime, but Harlesden as an...

61 min read · Rating: R · Read story

The Novel of the White Powder

My father, Major-General Wyn Leicester, a distinguished officer of artillery, succumbed five years ago to a complicated liver complaint acquired in the deadly climate of India. My brother Francis,...

35 min read · Rating: R · Read story