For ability to create an atmosphere of
nameless terror I can think of no author
living or dead who comes near to him.
Jerome K. Jerome
A dream of a book.
A young man’s quest for beauty through literature, love, drugs and dreams. A mystical, lyrical classic from the father of supernatural horror
About the author:
Born and brought up in Monmouthshire, his tales of bohemian fin-de-siécle London were coloured by the dark and mysterious landscapes of his childhood. Machen is recognised as one of the founding fathers of supernatural horror.
the entire extract of The Hill of Dreams HERE...
Foreword by Catherine Fisher, whose acclaimed Oracle trilogy was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize and is an international bestseller translated into over 20 languages.
Originally published in 1907, it is widely
regarded as Machen’s finest lyrical work.