This is a collection of wonderful short stories by Welsh author Arthur Machen. The title, ‘The Angels of Mons’ comes from a Great War legend that sprang from Machen’s tale ‘The Bowmen’. This collection contains a lovely introduction by Machen on the origins and circumstances surrounding the formation of the popular myth.
This book is part of the World War One Centenary series; creating, collating and reprinting new and old works of poetry, fiction, autobiography and analysis. The series forms a commemorative tribute to mark the passing of one of the world’s bloodiest wars, offering new perspectives on this tragic yet fascinating period of human history. Each publication also includes brand new introductory essays and a timeline to help the reader place the work in its historical context.