Machen is the forgotten father of weird fiction

When first encountered, the publications of Tartarus Press seem almost as numinous as the supernatural tales they contain. The simple elegance of their presentation, hand-stitched hardback bindings jacketed in uniform cream covers with only minimal decoration, recall an earlier age when books were as rare and treasured as jewels. Read more on the Guardian bookContinue reading “Machen is the forgotten father of weird fiction”