- Arthur,1863–1947, Welsh novelist and essayist.
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These details, Republicans say, prove that Machen will not be able to operate outside the political influence of his bosses.Attorney General Eric Holder Hangs On Despite Republican Pressure Over Probe
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Quite as important as what Mr. Machen says is his manner of saying it.
"There is something sinister in the beauty of Mr. Machen's book," he wrote.
More than Hawthorne or Tolstoy, Machen is a novelist of the soul.
But what had Machen been doing all those long years between 1885 and 1914?
At this point Mr. Machen places the "key" in our hands and declines further to reveal his secrets.