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A book’s creation is a story in itself. Perhaps when The Satyr was first published in 2010 there was something in the air at the time, as coincidentally “Austin Osman Spare: Fallen Visionary”, an exhibition at the Cuming Museum in London, opened later that year. A prominent retrospective, it brought about a welcome re-examination of the artist’s work. At the time commentators such as the publisher Robert Ansell (of Fulgur Limited) and the author Alan Moore emphasised the importance of thinking of Spare’s work in relation to his beliefs, ideas and methods, as one might of William Blake or Arthur Machen. It was indicative of a resurgent interest in tracing the links between art and magic, and a re-evaluation too of a tradition within British cultural history, neglected in contemporary criticism, of the supernatural and the imaginary.



"The Hair Eater"
"The Secret Place"
"The Black Path is Out of Bounds"
"Sketch of Hag"
"Rumoured Fortune"
"On the Path to the End"
"If You Walk Through the Flowers"
"Forgotten or Still to Come"
"Der Eulenmann"
"A Spindle Turning Deep in the Earth Leaves Loose Ends in the Branches"

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In Delirium's Circle - August 2012

In Delirium's Circle is Stephen J. Clark's first novel, an unsettling tale of secrecy and obsession, of haunting memories and spiralling madness. Set amongst the fogbound and beleaguered streets of post-war Newcastle Upon Tyne, In Delirium's Circle documents the obscure fate of William Fetch, artist and seer, in his pursuit of the truth behind a secret society of sinister game-players and the nebulous masters to whom they are enthralled. Fetch sees in these shadowy individuals perhaps his final chance to know the hidden worlds he has devoted his life to discovering. But are the choices he is making really his own? More...


Supernatural Tales 19 (Summer 2011)
Powers of Darkness by Robert Aickman (Tartarus Press, 2011)
Dark Entries by Robert Aickman (Tartarus Press, 2011)
Sub Rosa by Robert Aickman (Tartarus Press, 2010)
Supernatural Tales 18 (Winter 2010)
Analogon 60 (2010)
The Inner Room by Robert Aickman (Tartarus Press, 2010)
N by Arthur Machen (Tartarus Press, 2010)
Supernatural Tales 18 (Winter 2010)
Sourdough and Other Stories by Angela Slatter (Tartarus Press, 2010)
Strange Tales III edited by Rosalie Parker (Tartarus Press, 2010)
Supernatural Tales 17 (Summer 2010)
And more . . .

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