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Ornaments in Jade

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In Ornaments in Jade by Arthur Machen, readers are transported into a world of beauty and mystery. Machen's intricate and descriptive writing style immerses the reader in the lush landscape of the Welsh countryside, where secrets and specters lurk beneath the surface.

The story follows a young man who becomes obsessed with a collection of ancient jade ornaments, each with its own haunting tale to tell. As he delves further into the history of the ornaments, he uncovers a web of intrigue and betrayal that spans generations.

Machen's rich prose and vivid imagery create a sense of unease and foreboding that keeps the reader on edge throughout the story. The characters are complex and well-developed, adding depth and emotion to the narrative.

Ornaments in Jade is a captivating read that will appeal to fans of gothic fiction and supernatural thrillers. Machen's skillful storytelling and masterful use of language make this a must-read for anyone looking for a haunting and evocative tale.

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Ornaments in Jade is a collection of short narrative experiments from Arthur Machen, with ten dreamlike tales that are equal parts enigmatic, sumptuous, and phantasmagoric. - Summary by ChuckW

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