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The King in Yellow and Other Horror Stories - Robert W. Chambers, E.F. Bleiler
The King in Yellow and Other Horror Stories
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A treasured source for Lovecraft, Howard, and others, this collection endures as a work of remarkable power. Includes all the stories from The King in Yellow — "Yellow Sign," "Repairer of Reputations," "Demoiselle d'Ys," and others — plus stories from other sources, including three early sci-fi... show more
A treasured source for Lovecraft, Howard, and others, this collection endures as a work of remarkable power. Includes all the stories from The King in Yellow — "Yellow Sign," "Repairer of Reputations," "Demoiselle d'Ys," and others — plus stories from other sources, including three early sci-fi fantasies from In Search of the Unknown. 12 total.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486437507 (0486437507)
ASIN: 486437507
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Bookivorous
Bookivorous rated it
3.5 'The King in Yellow had opened his tattered mantle and there was only God to cry to now'
Ronald W Chambers is something of an oddity in the annals of writerdom. He made a comfortable living writing popular romance - a kind of Nicholas Sparks of the 1910s and 20s - yet all of those books are now forgotten and he's now chiefly remembered for a single novel, one he wrote early on in his ca...
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it
5.0 The King in Yellow
I give this book 5 stars solely on the basis of the first story in the collection that left me giddy with horror. The other "King in Yellow" stories were also very strong. The rest of the book was okay - I think I would have enjoyed the last three stories about life in Paris as an struggling artis...
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it
5.0 The King in Yellow
I give this book 5 stars solely on the basis of the first story in the collection that left me giddy with horror. The other "King in Yellow" stories were also very strong. The rest of the book was okay - I think I would have enjoyed the last three stories about life in Paris as an struggling artis...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
4.0 The King in Yellow by Robert Chambers
I finished reading The King In Yellow and I'm feeling pretty good about myself. I feel satisfied that I've finally read this horror classic and I feel somewhat enlightened about the HBO show True Detective. The KiY consists of a total of 8 stories. 4 horror, 1 ghost, 1 war and two romance-y type t...
Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
4.0 The King in Yellow
I read this because of the 2013 HA Horrors Best Book challenge. The King in Yellow is a collection of short stories first published in 1895. I liked the way a few of the stories, although completely different, were connected to “The Yellow King” or “The King in Yellow”. The reading was a bit slow fo...
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