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The King in yellow.

Robert William Chambers

The King in yellow.

by Robert William Chambers

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Published by Ace Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published, 1895.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13814355M

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With its strange, imaginative blend of horror, science fiction, romance and lyrical prose, Robert W. Chambers' The King in Yellow is a classic masterpiece of weird fiction. This series of vaguely connected stories is linked by the presence of a monstrous and suppressed book which brings fright, madness and spectral tragedy to all those who read it. The King in Yellow is a rather surreal collection of short stories by Robert W. Chambers published in The stories are scattered all over the map between horror and romance, but all generally have ties to France as a setting, the later ones moving more and .


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Tennyson Neely in The book is named after a play with the same title which recurs as a motif through some of the stories/5. The King In Yellow is a collection of short stories by Robert W.

Chambers, whose first edition appeared in The book could be categorized as early horror fiction or Victorian Gothic, but it also touches on fantasy, mystery, war, romance, mythology, surrealism, and science-fiction.

The King in Yellow is a sub-collection of the first five stories of this book. The five short stories have a mythology and structure taken from Bierce's short story.

The five short stories have a mythology and structure taken from Bierce's short story/5. THE KING IN YELLOW. BY ROBERT W. CHAMBERS Original publication date: THE KING IN YELLOW IS DEDICATED TO MY BROTHER.

The King in Yellow Contents The repairer of reputations -- The mask -- The yellow sign -- The Demoiselle d'Ys -- The prophets' paradise -- The Street of the Four Winds -- The street of the first shell -- The street of Our Lady of the Fields -- Rue Barrée.

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Chambers. The narrator, Castaigne, reads the text of The King in Yellow and falls in with a man named Wilde, who takes fees from the desperate to "repair their reputations". The King in Yellow has gone virtually unread for most of the past century. The first half of the book is made up of four supernatural weird tales that are unrelated to one another except by one strange link: a fictional play, also called The King in Yellow, which drives anyone who reads it past the first act completely insane/5(30).

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Tennyson Neely in The book is named after a Brand: Steerforth Press. Hastur (The Unspeakable One, The King in Yellow, Him Who Is Not to be Named, Assatur, Xastur, H'aaztre, or Kaiwan) is an entity of the Cthulhu Mythos.

Hastur first appeared in Ambrose Bierce's short story "Haïta the Shepherd" as a benign god of d by: Ambrose Bierce. Robert W. Chambers () wrote at least 87 books, but only one is still read today. The King in Yellow is a strange and marvelous collection of short stories, first published inbut still capable of stirring up readers in the 21st century.

Insales spiked again when The King in Yellow was touted. For fans of HBO’s True Detective, here is the complete, original text of The King in Yellow, a collection of ten Victorian-era short stories that includes some of the most important and defining works in the genre of weird fiction.

Along the shore the cloud waves break, The twin suns sink behind the lake, The shadows lengthen In CarcosaReleased on: Ma Robert W. Chambers () studied art in Paris in the late 80's and early 90's, where his work was displayed at the Salon.

However, shortly after returning to America, he decided to spend his time in writing. He became popular as the writer of a number of romantic novels, but is now best known as the author of "The King In Yellow".

With its strange, imaginative blend of horror, science fiction, romance and lyrical prose, Robert W. Chambers' The King in Yellow is a classic masterpiece of weird fiction. This series of vaguely connected stories is linked by the presence of a monstrous and suppressed book which brings fright, madness and spectral tragedy to all those who read it/5(K).

One is the existence of a sinister, banned book, also known as The King in Yellow, that has the ability to morally corrupt or spiritually destroy all those who read it.

The second theme is that. the king in yellow is dedicated to my brother Along the shore the cloud waves break, The twin suns sink beneath the lake, The shadows lengthen In Carcosa. Strange is the night where black stars rise, And strange moons circle through the skies But stranger still is Lost Carcosa.4/5(2).

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 10 stories, the first four of which, "The Repairer of Reputations", "The Mask", "In the Court of the Dragon" and "The. The King in Yellow is a cursed book that no one seems able to read until the end, driving people to insanity and even commit suicide.

It makes an appearance in all the four stories I think it’s a nice touch, the book seems to have the ability to compel people. The King in Yellow. By. Robert W. Chambers. (2 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader/5(2).Everybody is talking about the King in Yellow, because they are watching True Detective.I decided to read it – not to write about its influence on True Detective.

The King in Yellow is a collection of short stories written by a guy named Robert Chambers (not the Preppy Murderer of the same name), in A little research tells me that Chambers has the distinction of having been one of.

"The King in Yellow, a series of vaguely connected short stories having as a background a monstrous and suppressed book whose perusal brings fright, madness, and spectral tragedy, really achieves notable heights of cosmic fear in spite of uneven interest and a somewhat trivial and affected cultivation of the Gallic studio atmosphere made popular by Du Maurier's Trilby/5(28).