Robert Phillips

Robert Phillips

by J. M. DeSantis


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It is with a considerable amount of apprehension that I so much as recall the story of Robert Phillips, even so many years after his disappearance...” ~ From the papers of former Harvard Professor John A. Lewis

Robert Phillips was a promising student of Linguistics at the Miskatonic University in Arkham, Massachusetts. He was the pride of the institution—especially after its reputation was tarnished by incidents connected with Miskatonic Library’s restricted collection.

It was in that very library that Robert first came upon the name Abdul Alhazred and The Mad Arab’s dreaded work of eldritch knowledge, Al-Azif: The Necronomicon. Soon after, Robert became convinced that translations of the book were imperfect, yet the idea was frowned upon by the university's staff. But Robert would not be deterred, and so his close friend John could do nothing more than watch helplessly as the brilliant Robert Phillips deteriorated in his obsessive descent on a dark path into madness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733504423
Publisher: Dark Fire Press LLC
Publication date: 05/10/2019
Pages: 118
Sales rank: 1,166,975
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

J. M. DeSantis is a writer and artist (Write-ist™) who's work has appeared in many diverse industries, both self-published and traditionally published, including prose fiction, comics, websites, copywriting, and even film (Night of the Living Dead: Reanimated). He is the author of a number of short stories, books, comics, and artworks, mostly in the fantasy, horror, and humour genres, and is the creator of the South Asian dark fantasy heroine, Chadhiyana (

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Anonymous 23 days ago
J.M. DeSantis delivers a great story with a psychological horror vibe. Told from a first person perspective, Robert Phillips follows two college friends down the path of shadows and elder evils into the gaping maw of madness. A well written tale that will keep you turning pages to find out what could drive two men to the brink of insanity while being miles apart.