The Secret Glory
by Arthur Machen
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2011
Number of pages: 304
The Secret Glory (1922) explores the life of a schoolboy who embraces the grail-myth, to find ecstasy and martyrdom. This is the first use of the idea in fiction of the Grail surviving into modern times in some form, an idea much utilised ever since.
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