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The king in yellow

The king in yellow

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by Robert W Chambers
     
 

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The King in Yellow is a book of short stories by American writer Robert W. Chambers, first published by F. Tennyson Neely in 1895. The book is named after a fictional play with the same title which recurs as a motif through some of the stories.The first half of the book features highly esteemed weird stories, and the book is described by S.T. Joshi as a classic in the

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The King in Yellow is a book of short stories by American writer Robert W. Chambers, first published by F. Tennyson Neely in 1895. The book is named after a fictional play with the same title which recurs as a motif through some of the stories.The first half of the book features highly esteemed weird stories, and the book is described by S.T. Joshi as a classic in the field of the supernatural. There are ten stories, the first four of which, "The Repairer of Reputations", "The Mask", "In the Court of the Dragon" and "The Yellow Sign", mention The King in Yellow, a forbidden play which induces despair or madness in those who read it. "The Yellow Sign" inspired a film of the same name released in 2001.
The British first edition was published by Chatto & Windus in 1895

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781497363021
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
03/17/2014
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.36(d)

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