Thursday, 2 July 2020
'The Music on the Hill'
Here’s a first look at my latest completed lino print for Damnable Tales.
‘The Music on the Hill’, by the enigmatically pen-named Saki (Hector Hugh Munro to his friends), first published in the collection The Chronicles of Clovis, 1911.
A classic Folk Horror plot, with the ignorant bourgeoisie townsfolk relocating to the country and failing to respect ancient country traditions - namely disrespecting the Great God Pan! A short, sharp shock of a tale, with a particularly brutal final paragraph…