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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert W. Chambers Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki Publisher: Skyboat Media Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2014 ISBN: 9781482998726
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Originally published in 1895, Robert W. Chambers’ The King in Yellow is a marvel of supernatural fiction that has influenced a number of writers in the genre, most notably H. P. Lovecraft. Its powerful combination of horror and lyrical prose has made it a classic, a masterpiece of weird fiction that endures to this day.

There is a book that is shrouded in mystery. Some even say it’s a myth. Within its pages is a play—one that brings madness and despair to all who read it. It is the play of the King in Yellow, and it will haunt you for the rest of your days.

The King in Yellow is a collection of stories interwoven loosely by the elements of the play, including the central figure himself.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[The King in Yellow] achieves notable heights of cosmic fear.”

    H. P. Lovecraft

  • “Every story of The King in Yellow has something riveting about it…so perfectly realized, they became the model for much of twentieth-century horror/fantasy.”

    New York Press

  • “There can be no doubt that the book is a classic of the fantasy/supernatural genre…In essence, the book is a collection of short stories written in an elegant, witty, and often disturbing style…Chambers’ remarkable book which you hold in your hands remains as powerful as it did when first published.”

    David Stuart Davies, award-winning playwright, author, and editor

  • “The most important book in American supernatural fiction between Poe and the moderns.”

    E. F. Bleiler, award-winning American literary scholar

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