Sunday, 26 July 2009

Arthur Machen and the Orphan

The popular new horror film Orphan has a mysterious and unexpected twist about Esther the "bad seed" child at the centre of the drama the poster warns you that "There's something wrong with Esther". Well mysterious and unexpected unless you have read the works of Arthur Machen. One of Machen’s stories "The Bright Boy" has a very similar twist.

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