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The Great God Pan - Arthur Machen
The Great God Pan
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A terrifying tale about the god of wild places. Newly designed and typeset for easy reading by Boomer Books.
A terrifying tale about the god of wild places. Newly designed and typeset for easy reading by Boomer Books.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781434100702 (1434100707)
Publisher: Boomer Books
Pages no: 104
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 The Great God Pan
Please note I have this story 3.5 stars and rounded it to 4 stars on Goodreads. I initially picked this to read for my classic horror square, but read something else instead. I still think this is a good short story to read that is not too gory for the non-horror reader group.Written in 1894, "The G...
Kitty Horror
Kitty Horror rated it
4.0 Pagan Horror
8 interlinked stories tell the tale of a mysterious woman and her involvement in a rash of suicides in Victorian London.This is my first read by Machen and I really enjoyed the structure he used to tell this story of pagan horror. Each chapter reveals a small portion of the story, the different stra...
Proctosophy rated it
4.0 The Great God Pan review
Very well done, nice proto-Lovecraftian plot, tidily wrapped up at the end, though I don't relate well to the epistolary style of the novel, where much(including, annoyingly, the ending) is told in past-tense, undercutting the suspense. Still worth reading, though, and I've always wanted to read it.
Brad Horner's Books
Brad Horner's Books rated it
Picking up the old horror classics and working my way through them, I hope to find some real gems that do better than contemporaries. Of course, fiction is fiction and it always changes with time; all styles die. It had the feel of all good ghost stories, without actually being a ghost story. I had ...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it
I quite liked this story by Arthur Machen. I liked the air of mystery, but harrowing menace he created. Apparently the doctor's experiments in piercing the veil had some very bad effects. There was a subtle element of dark sexuality in this story, handled very elegantly. I like that much is left f...
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