The King in Yellow and Other Horror Stories

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Courier Corporation, Jul 1, 2004 - Fiction - 287 pages
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A milestone of American supernatural fiction, The King in Yellow created a sensation upon its 1895 publication. Since then, it has markedly influenced writers in the genre, most famously, H. P. Lovecraft. Author Robert W. Chambers has been hailed as a writer of remarkable imaginative powers and the historic link between Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King. This edition features 12 of his gripping stories and was edited by a noted authority on supernatural fiction, E. F. Bleiler, who provides an informative introduction.

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

This is a rather odd collection. It is not a reprint of Chambers' original book The King in Yellow, which mixed the title story and some other horror or fantasy stories with realistic stories of ... Read full review

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User Review  - pshaw - LibraryThing

I might have given this more stars, but it feels like it simply didn't follow through to the end. The last stories are romances of some sort with no relation to the King and no apparent plot. But the first half of the book is very much worth reading. Read full review

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