The Secret Glory by Arthur Machen

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The Secret Glory

Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1463898290
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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