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The King in Yellow - Robert W. Chambers
The King in Yellow
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781588733115 (1588733114)
Publisher: PageTurner
Edition language: English
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Gene
Gene rated it
3.0 The King in Yellow and Other Horror Stories
This is a collection of short stories from an American writer who is not widely known these days. He is also credited with having influenced some horror writers including H.P. Lovecraft. This collection mentions horror in its title; this is misleading as only first four stories can be qualified for ...
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...
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