Holy Terrors is a paperback book of 70 pages, limited to 200 copies.
First Tartarus Press edition.
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Holy Terrors is a collection of six short stories by Arthur Machen that feature in a portmanteau film made by Mark Goodall and Julian Butler, shot on location in Whitby, North Yorkshire. It is published in association with Obsolete Films.
Contains: ‘The Cosy Room’, ‘The White Powder’, ‘The Bowmen’, ‘Ritual’, ‘The Happy Children’, ‘Midsummer’, ‘Afterword’, ‘The Friends of Arthur Machen’.
Arthur Machen (1863-1947) was a Welsh author and mystic, best known for his influential horror fiction. Stephen King called his novella, The Great God Pan, ‘Maybe the best [horror story] in the English language’. However, Machen’s work is mainly of a mystical cast, often influenced by his own mix of High Church Anglicanism and a belief in an old Welsh Church that predated modern Christianity. His writing has influenced writers as diverse as H.P. Lovecraft and John Betjeman.
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To find out more about Arthur Machen visit the website of The Friends of Arthur Machen: www.arthurmachen.org.uk
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