Stories woven together with the devious threads of dark magic create the ultimate in horror fiction by the gruesome Arthur Machen. When two men set about as amateur sleuths they are unaware of the depths of conspiracy or the malign forces dwelling in the shadows they will uncover. Encountering stories of several bizarre and nightmarish mysteries within a seemingly peaceful suburb, the duo’s investigations eventually lead them to London’s occult underworld. The short stories contained within all stand alone as thrilling horror fiction, however connected together here through their theme of imposture, Machen skilfully intertwines the tales with mounting suspense. FLAME TREE 451: From mystery to crime, supernatural to horror and fantasy to science fiction, Flame Tree 451 offers a healthy diet of werewolves and mechanical men, blood-lusty vampires, dastardly villains, mad scientists, secret worlds, lost civilizations and escapist fantasies. Discover a storehouse of tales gathered specifically for the reader of the fantastic. Each book features a brand new biography and glossary of Literary, Gothic and Victorian terms.
Author Arthur Machen
Paperback / softback: 192 pages, 3 illustrations
Series: Essential Gothic, SF & Dark Fantasy
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 15 mm