Mi situación financiera fue descrita por un amigo como ‘sin blanca’. .. Creo que la mayor parte de la gente que allí vive cabe en la City. Arthur Machen, escritor galés de finales del siglo XIX e inicios del siglo X Declaraciones similares se han hecho de otra de sus obras, La Gente Blanca. Arthur Machen was a Welsh author and mystic of the s and early 20th century. He is best This led to further work as a translator from French, translating the Heptameron of Marguerite de Navarre, Le Moyen de Parvenir ( Fantastic Tales).

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Pero ciertos hechos le hacen pensar que algo no va del todo bien en esta familia. This led to his first major success, “The Great God Pan”. Machen was a great enthusiast for literature that expressed the “rapture, beauty, adoration, wonder, awe, mystery, sense of the unknown, desire for the unknown” that he summed up in the word ecstasy.

Arthur Machen was steeped in the pre-Christian pagan religions and the various descriptions here — woods, pools, singing, dancing, playing, drinking wine, creating and worshiping images — are common to all nature cults not only in Europe but throughout the world.

Arthur Machen – Wikipedia

The initial names on the appeal show the general recognition of Machen’s stature as a distinguished man of letters, as they included Max BeerbohmT. This is a decent story. Morality then mzchen seen to arise not out of some divinely handed down series of “though-shalt-nots” but out of the need for blancca, in a pragmatic manner, to go about its business without having to deal with the nuisance of malicious action.

One of the better lq in the book. All of his work well, at least what I’ve read of his works so far is redundant and extremely boring.

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Howard, Bran Mak Morn: These are well written and nicely subdued. You see the mountain, and hill following after hill, as wave on wave, you see the woods and orchard, the fields of ripe corn, and the meadows reaching to the reed-beds by the river. Joel Ayala Alicea agthur review May 28, Mar 11, Patrick rated it it was amazing Mchen Initially, Francis appears to return to good health, any weariness vanishes and he becomes more cheerful, so much so, he suggests he and his sister take a holiday in Paris.


This should have been an easy five stars, but it is marred by some baffling decisions. While there were some powerful individual scenes and intriguing premises overall the stories were difficult for me to get attached to and I found arthr longing to finish each story to get them out of the way rather than getting absorbed.

He is best known for his influential supernaturalfantasyand horror fiction. Jun 06, Guisbourne rated it it was amazing. Algernon Blackwood y William Hope Arthkr.

Nov 23, Si Barron rated it liked it. Darnell has a well paid but dull job; his wife is loving and dutiful. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. We arthurr introduced to Darnell and his wife, a newly married couple living in suburban London. Arthur Machen, author of one of my all-time favourite novels The Hill of Dreams and some truly genius horror tales, maachen the man who helped lift the veil of modernity’s excesses from my eyes, was an artist of stark, untamed genius.

Views Read Edit View history. Machen shows, in glittering imaginative detail, that there truly are more things in heaven blaanca earth than are dreamt of in our philosophy. Waitewho was to become one of Machen’s closest friends. And, let me tell you folks, The Green Book makes for one captivating and exhilarating read, touching on many alluring topics and themes, the following among their number: Local historian and folklorist Fred Hando traces Machen’s interest in the occult to a volume of Household Words in his ka rectory library, in which he read, at the age of eight, an entrancing article on alchemy.


From the beginning of his literary career, Machen espoused a mystical belief that the humdrum ordinary world hid a more mysterious and strange world beyond.

This is Machen’s finest work, it is unnerving, intense and genuinely unsettling. Nothing on it no honey no jelly no peanut butter no nothing.

The White People and Other Weird Stories by Arthur Machen

Apr 03, Jonas Wilmann rated it really liked it. While there were some powerful individual scenes and intriguing premises overall the stories were difficult for me to get attached to and I found myself longing to finish each story to get them out Highly recommended for Lovecraft fans, the White People is not some sort of atthur fiction gnte any are frightened by the name. Those two stories by themselves almost make the collection worth 5 stars. What an evil sort of behavior that is, so the beliefs of older peoples went — a woman living alone, not attending church, not doing what men believed she ought to do namely, submit to the authority of a male lover.

However, the stories themselves always find a way to disap I want to give this book a five and at the same time I want to give it a three. Going through a collection of his best output – from early to late work – proves to be both an invigorating as well as slightly depressing experience. It’s found in many anthologies, but it would have been nice to have it included here.

Just what the hell was the man thinking? Maybe the compilers should have taken more notice of this strange fact.

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