The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Robert W. Chambers

The Collected Supernatural and Weird Fiction of Robert W. Chambers : Volume 2-Including Two Novels 'The Search of the Unknown' and 'The Green Mouse, '

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The second nightmarish volume of the author's collected weird and supernatural fiction Robert W. Chambers most famous and most highly regarded work is undoubtedly, 'The King in Yellow'-a collection of stories held by the common theme of a drama of the same title which drives those who read it to insanity. It is widely accepted that this work is one of the most important in the whole library of American supernatural writing. Nevertheless, it is but part of Chambers' output in the field of weird and supernatural writings, so this special Leonaur collection of Chambers fiction in the genre-which of course includes the stories that comprise 'The King in Yellow'-runs to a satisfying four substantial volumes. Leonaur editions are available in softcover and hardback with dust jacket for collectors. Leonaur hardbacks feature real cloth bindings, gold foil embossed lettering on their spines and fabric head and tail bands. The second volume includes two novels 'The Search of the Unknown' and 'The Green Mouse, ' two novelettes 'The Messenger' and 'The Repairer of Reputations' and four short stories.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 147.32 x 218.44 x 43.18mm | 816.46g
  • Leonaur Ltd
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0857061941
  • 9780857061942
  • 1,405,930