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Machen

[mak-uh n] /ˈmæk ən/
noun
1.
Arthur, 1863–1947, Welsh novelist and essayist.
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  • But what had Machen been doing all those long years between 1885 and 1914?

    Arthur Machen

    Vincent Starrett
  • More than Hawthorne or Tolstoy, Machen is a novelist of the soul.

    Arthur Machen

    Vincent Starrett
  • "There is something sinister in the beauty of Mr. Machen's book," he wrote.

    Arthur Machen

    Vincent Starrett
  • Quite as important as what Mr. Machen says is his manner of saying it.

    Arthur Machen

    Vincent Starrett
  • At this point Mr. Machen places the "key" in our hands and declines further to reveal his secrets.

    Arthur Machen

    Vincent Starrett
  • I have let this last assertion stand as part of the original article, although Mr. Machen writes me that I am in error.

    Arthur Machen

    Vincent Starrett
  • From Bassaleg to the vale of Machen, the country is undulating and fertile.

  • Machen Place lies at the commencement of the vale, under the hanging groves of Rupara.

  • Mr. Machen has shown himself an artist in the supernatural, one whom his generation has not been discerning enough to appreciate.

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