The British author Arthur Christopher Benson was never content to fall back on the typical narrative structure when it came to his novels, and The Altar Fire is definitely no exception. In a series of letters, it tells the tale of a successful novelist who falls on hard times in the aftermath of finishing a large fiction project. But in addition to cataloguing tragedies, this is also a story of redemption -- though the path the protagonist takes to get to a better place is unexpected.have been house-hunting, and I do not pretend to dislike it. The sight of unknown houses, high garden walls, windows looking into blind courts, staircases leading to lofts, dark cupboards, old lumber, has a very stimulating effect on myanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Altar Fire|
|Author||:||Arthur Christopher Benson|
|Publisher||:||The Floating Press - 2014-09-01|