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Machen circa 1905
|Born||Arthur Llewellyn Jones
3 March 1863
Caerleon, Monmouthshire, Wales
|Died||15 December 1947
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
|Occupation||Short story writer, novelist, journalist, actor|
|Genre||Horror, fantasy, supernatural fiction, weird fiction|
Arthur Machen ( 3 March 1863 – 15 December 1947) was the pen-name of Arthur Llewellyn Jones, 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, with Stephen King describing it as "Maybe the best [horror story] in the English language." He is also well known for "The Bowmen", a short story that was widely read as fact, creating the legend of the Angels of Mons.
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