CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Preview- Descent into Hell by Charles Williams

Descent Into Hell is a novel written by Charles Williams, first published in 1937.

Williams wrote a series of novels which combine elements of fantasy fiction and Christian symbolism. Forgoing the detective fiction style of most of his earlier supernatural novels, most of the story’s action is spiritual or psychological in nature. It fits the “theological thriller” description sometimes given to his works.

On Battle Hill, just outside London, a group of townspeople are performing a new play by Peter Stanhope. This hill, however, appears to be positioned at a pivotal place in space and time, as people from the past begin to appear and the townsfolk are transported either to heaven, or to hell.

Charles Walter Stansby Williams (1886 – 1945) was a British theologian, novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic. He was also a member of the “The Inklings”, a literary discussion group connected to the University of Oxford, England. They were exclusively literary enthusiasts who championed the merit of narrative in fiction and concentrated on writing fantasy. He was given an scholarship to University College London, but was forced to leave in 1904 because he couldn’t afford the tuition fees. Other notable works by this author include: “The Greater Trumps” (1932), “War in Heaven” (1930), and “The Place of the Lion” (1931).

This volume is highly recommended for lovers of fantasy fiction, and it would make for a fantastic addition to any collection. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

You can pre-order HERE.

Related Posts
Zomben #1

After surviving the 'Multipocalypse', Ben tries to live a normal life, hiding the fact that he is infected with a zombie plague. His new friends have just found out ... Read more

Zipper Cosmic Jungle #1

From the mind of the iconic Gene Simmons! Return to the world of Zipper - an alien trapped on Earth fights his way home to Etheria. In his absence, he Read more

Zillafoot hits Bluray

A UFO lands on Earth, unleashing a giant monster that is half lizard, half gorilla - Zillafoot! The monster rampages, decimating any military response and even awakening a strange dinosaur. Read more

Z-Nation #1

A prequel set in the world of Syfy's #1 scripted hit zombie series Z Nation, Black Summer is as bad as the apocalypse gets. A worldwide drought and famine when Read more

Z-Mart 1

The employees at George's Market survive the night of the living dead, but not without some power-ups. Written by Bill Jemas and Matt Summo, with art by Wood Ashley and Read more

YOUNG BLACK JACK COMPLETE COLLECTION

The year is 1968, the war in Vietnam is approaching its zenith, and the counterculture movement that’s been sweeping the world is engulfing Japan. While others are in the streets Read more

You Should Have Left trailer released

In You Should Have Left, Theo Conroy (Kevin Bacon) is a successful middle-aged man whose marriage to his much younger actress wife, Susanna (Amanda Seyfried) is shredding at the seams, Read more

YAKUZA DEMON KILLERS #3

Will Ochita's induction lead to corruption? A contentious decision within the Yakuza hierarchy leads to Ochita being inducted as their first female member. As the Yakuza quarrel, the opportunistic demon Read more

YAKUZA DEMON KILLERS #1

Tokyo harbors a dark secret! When a museum heist goes wrong, a damaged thief named Ochita becomes trapped in the middle of a battle between a horde of demons and Read more

X-O Manowar #2

They asked for war. He'll give them death. Deep within the far reaches of space, the dogs of war have found Aric of Dacia. Conscripted into an alien army and Read more

Wynonna Earp Mid-Season return trailer released

Wynonna Earp is back with the final six episodes of the series starting March 5th 2021 on Syfy. Once an Earper, always an Earper... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aieCBR-9l1M

WYNONNA EARP LEGENDS DOC HOLLIDAY #1

Wynonna Earp and Doc Holliday have faced off against demons and Revenants, but nothing can prepare them to square off against the infamous Pinkertons. When Doc catches wind of an Read more

WWE: Then. Now. Forever.

BOOM! Studios’ is proud to deliver authentic Sports Entertainment featuring WWE Superstars to comic readers!  This oversized issue contains the WWE San Diego Comic-Con 2016 one-page comics along with a Read more

WWE Wrestlemania 2019 Special #1

The biggest event in Sports Entertainment- Wrestlemania returns to comics! This jam-packed special includes stories about the Kane/Undertaker clash at Wrestlemania 20, Asuka and Charlotte Flair's battle at Wrestlemania 34, Read more

World Reader #1

Meet Sarah, an astronaut traveling from dead planet to dead planet, talking to the ghosts of the dead worlds... as she fights to discover the secret that's killing the universe.  But Read more

Wolfcop #3

After a brutal run-in with black magic leaves him alone and wolfed-out full time, WolfCop has to turn tail back to Woodhaven for a reunion with old friends. But Lou Read more

Win Future Man: The Complete Series on DVD

Thanks to our friends at Fabulous Films we have two copies of Future Man: The Complete Series to win on DVD. Airing on Hulu from 2017 – 2020 this absurd Read more

WILD STORM #1

A troubled woman, barred by her employer from continuing her research, walks miserably through New York City. It takes her a moment to notice that everybody else is looking up. Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014. Some would describe him as a teacher, writer, dream weaver, and visionary... some would not...

%d bloggers like this: