hill of dreams by Arthur Machen

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Published by Knopf in New York .

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First published London, 1907

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StatementArthur Machen
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17946330M

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Hill of Dreams was started before his wife's death, I believe, but finished and published after, so I could definitely see it flavoring his style if that's the case. You see something similar in his later "Children of the Pool", where the implied mysticism is something a lot less than any earlier Machen story would have made it.

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