The King in Yellow

The King in Yellow

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Cette œuvre est dans le domaine public pour les pays où la durée est fixée à 70 ans après la mort de l'auteur ainsi que aux USA (publication avant 1923).

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 Yellow Sign", mention The King in Yellow, a forbidden play which induces… (plus)

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Gwangi
Gwangi
23 décembre 2009 04:13

THE KING IN YELLOW by ROBERT CHAMBERS is an amazing collection of loosely related fin-de-siècle (end of the century) horror stories, written in 1895. It served as one of the primary literary influences for H.P. LOVECRAFT and the entire "weird tale" genre, which was born as a literary entity in the pulp magazines of the early 20th century.

One should not pick up this book with the expectation that all the stories are coherently linked. They are written from radically different perspectives, though… (plus)



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Langue: Anglais

Publié en: 1895

Nombre de mots: 70 424 mots (≈ environ 5 heures)

Source: http://gutenberg.org

Droits: Cette œuvre est dans le domaine public pour les pays où la durée est fixée à 70 ans après la mort de l'auteur ainsi que aux USA (publication avant 1923).


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Classic Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Speculative Literature.


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