Benvenuti in queste pagine dedicate a scienza ed arte. Amelia Carolina Sparavigna

Monday, December 27, 2010

Arthur Machen - The Novel of the Black Seal

This evening, a novel of a black seal engraved with "characters, shaped somewhat like wedges or daggers, as strange and outlandish as the Hebrew alphabet". Starting from the seal, a man gradually uncovers the secrets of a race of pre-humans hiding in the Welsh hills.