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The greatest horror ever written in the English language. Those who like their literature flowery and baroque; this is not for them. It is straightforward prose and for this reason, many simply cannot bear it out. The reader will find a knowledge of history and true-crime nearly indispensable for a full grasp of the themes and suggestions. To pull-off this monstrosity, Machen had to leave the seams visible, and detractors are all too quick to point out the faults of the story. Lovecraft's favourite horror, King's favourite horror; does any more need to be said? The astute reader is left wondering how much of the tale is actually true, with Machen making vague reference to some of the 19th Century's more horrific crimes.
08/09/2010
P.G. Smith - Classic Gothic Horror Set in Small-Town Maine
FEATURED AUTHOR - P.G. Smith is a former U.S.Army officer, public school administrator, special education teacher, and mental health counselor. While pursuing this wide variety of occupations, his writing has also appeared in periodicals to include Country Living, Military History, Canada's History, National Guard, Career World, and the Boston Globe. These days he divides his time between Boothbay Harbor, Maine and Ashburnham, Massachusetts. As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about his book, Prayers for… Read more