The King in Yellow

byRobert William Chambers

Hardcover | May 22, 2019

The King in Yellow by Robert William Chambers
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The first four stories are loosely connected by three main devices: A play in book form entitled The King in Yellow A mysterious and malevolent supernatural entity known as the King in Yellow An eerie symbol called the Yellow Sign These stories are macabre in tone, centering, in keeping with the other tales, on characters that are often artists or decadents, inhabitants of the demi-monde. The first and fourth stories, "The Repairer of Reputations" and "The Yellow Sign", are set in an imagined future 1920s America, whereas the second and third stories, "The Mask" and "In the Court of the Dragon", are set in Paris. These stories are haunted by the theme: "Have you found the Yellow Sign?" The weird and macabre character gradually fades away during the remaining stories, and the last three are written in the romantic fiction style common to Chambers' later work. They are all linked to the preceding stories by their Parisian setting and their artistic protagonists.
Title:The King in YellowFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:276 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.69 inShipping dimensions:276 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.69 inPublished:May 22, 2019Publisher:BlurbLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1389016455

ISBN - 13:9781389016455

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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