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Arthur Machen Biography

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Arthur Machen (/'mækn/; 3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was a Welsh author and mystic of the 1890s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror fiction. His novella The Great God Pan (1890; 1894) has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror. (Stephen King called it "Maybe the best in the English language".) He also is well known for his leading role in creating the legend of the Angels of Mons.. Welsh short story writer poet novelist journalist actor

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