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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward - H.P. Lovecraft
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
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From a private hospital for the insane near Providence, Rhode Island, there recently disappeared an exceedingly singular person. He bore the name of Charles Dexter Ward, and was placed under restraint most reluctantly by the grieving father who had watched his aberration grow from a mere... show more
From a private hospital for the insane near Providence, Rhode Island, there recently disappeared an exceedingly singular person. He bore the name of Charles Dexter Ward, and was placed under restraint most reluctantly by the grieving father who had watched his aberration grow from a mere eccentricity to a dark mania involving both a possibility of murderous tendencies and a profound and peculiar change in the apparent contents of his mind. Doctors confess themselves quite baffled by his case, since it presented oddities of a general physiological as well as psychological character.
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781500584870 (1500584878)
ASIN: 1500584878
Publisher: CreateSpace
Pages no: 114
Edition language: English
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A Man With A Spooky Agenda
A Man With A Spooky Agenda rated it
3.0 The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
I'm nearing the end of my foray into Lovecraft, 'The Case of Charles Dexter Ward' was a long stretch of writing. Ward is the scion of a prominent Providence family - aren't they all? - and has a fascination with history from a young age. Soon enough, he is investigating the history of an infamous an...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
4.0 The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H. P. Lovecraft
" What the thing was, he would never tell. It was like some of the carvings on the hellish altar, but it was alive. Nature had never made it in this form, for it was too palpably unfinished. The deficiencies were of the most surprising sort, and the abnormalities of proportion could not be described...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
3.0 The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
“There is about certain outlines and entities a power of symbolism and suggestion which acts frightfully on a sensitive thinker's perspective and whispers terrible hints of obscure cosmic relationships and unnameable realities behind the protective illusions of common vision.”That little passage exp...
~Mairéad's Reading List~
~Mairéad's Reading List~ rated it
3.0 The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
***Read for University***
Tagebuch einer Horrortorte
Tagebuch einer Horrortorte rated it
4.0 The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
Schon erheblich besser als die langweiligen Berge, und ernsthaft gruselig dazu. Das macht mir Hoffnung, dass mir meine Erinnerung an sehr guten Lovecraft-Stoff in Kurzform doch keinen Streich gespielt hat!
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