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  • The Purple Emperor watched me in silence. I cast again, spinning out six feet more of waterproof silk, and, as the line hissed through the air far across the pool, I saw my three flies fall on the water like drifting thistledown. The Purple Emperor s...



  • This early work by Robert W. Chambers was originally published in 1915 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography as part of our Cryptofiction Classics series. 'The Eggs of the Silver Moon' is a short story about some h...


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....



  • The King in Yellow is a collection of short stories written by Robert W. Chambers and published in 1895. The stories could be categorized as early horror fiction or Victorian Gothic fiction, but the work also touches on mythology, fantasy, mystery, s...


  • The Slayer of Souls by Robert William Chambers Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publicatio...


  • Chance conversation with the model for his new project leads him to put his theories about creativity, society, and love to the test, and he finds that other people have their own ideas about how all of these should go, from his closest friends and r...


  • Robert W. Chambers's The King in Yellow -- his first published work -- is still remembered as a horror novel of real consequence. But he wrote a great deal of fiction over the succeeding decades -- horror fiction, action-adventure, even stories that'...






  • Because it all seems so improbable-so horribly impossible to me now, sitting here safe and sane in my own library-I hesitate to record an episode which already appears to me less horrible than grotesque. Yet, unless this story is written now, I know ...


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    Off the lonely coast of the Carolinas there lies an island called Tiger Island in the lee of which during Pirate days a Spanish galleon full of gold was sunk. Toward this island in our modern day there converges a motley collection of people -- a ba...





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    Excerpt from Blue-Bird Weather The small, rough hands of the boy who was driving were naked, and finally Marche mentioned it, asking the child if he were not cold. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classi...






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    "This volume contains Robert William Chambers novel, ""Cardigan"" (first published in 1912). It is the first book in the eponymous series that deals with the War of Independence, and explores how it affected the great landed families of northern New ...


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    Excerpt-THE year had been, as everybody knows, a momentous and sinister year for the masculine sex; marriages and births in the United States alone had fallen off nearly eighty per cent.; the establishment of Suffragette Unions in every city, town, a...


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    Robert William Chambers (1865-1933) was an American artist and writer. He entered the Art Students League at around the age of twenty, studied at the École des Beaux- Arts, and at Académie Julian, in Paris. On his return to New York, he succeeded i...


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    Lorraine: A Romance. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using ...






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    Classic novel by the American artist and writer, most well known for his collection of weird fiction short stories; The King in Yellow. According to some estimates, Chambers was one of the most successful literary careers of his period, his later nov...


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    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...


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    Tressa Norne is no normal American girl. Raised in the Far East by the deadly Yezidee-Mongols, she one of their temple priestessesand she's been trained to kill. Unwilling to do the cult's bidding any longer, Tressa escapes to her homeland, trailed ...


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    Who Goes There! by Robert W. Chambers. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of...


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    Renowned author Robert W. Chambers dabbled in virtually every literary style under the sun, garnering acclaim from top writers and critics along the way. The story collection A Young Man in a Hurry brings together some of Chambers' most engrossing sh...


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    Selwyn raised his head and looked about him in the darkness, knowing who was standing there quietly near him."I came home no longer a man," he said. "I was the shadow of a man -- with no outlook, no right to hope!"Ignominious divorce haunted him -- f...






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    Excerpt from Barbarians There was treachery in the Senate, treason in the House. A plague of liars infested the Republic; the land was rotting with plots. But if the authorities at Washington re mained incredulous, stunned into impotency, while the d...


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    A lady to see you, sir, said Farris.Desboro, lying on the sofa, glanced up over his book.A lady?Yes, sir.Well, who is she, Farris?She refused her name, Mr. James.Desboro swung his legs to the carpet and sat up.What kind of lady is she? he asked; a pe...


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    According to “The Blue Book of Fiction, A List of Novels Worth Reading Chosen From Many Literatures”, by Hamilton W. Mabie (1911), “The Conspirators” is one of the must-reads of American Literature. Author Robert W. Chambers, born in Brooklyn...


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    A pastor's daughter is inadvertently involved the heist of the famous Dark Star gem. Is there a prince who can save her from ruin and recover the stone? "The dying star grew dark; the last light faded from it; went out. Prince Erlik laughed. "And sud...


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    The short fiction of Robert W. Chambers ranges from the light romantic fantasies to the darkly weird. Through all, his imagination travels across the borders of the known and unknown in nature and the supernatural. This second volume includes his sto...


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    For a moment there was silence in the cross-roads store; then a lank, mud-splashed native arose from behind the stove, shoving his scarred hands deep into the ragged pockets of his trousers. "Young man," he said, harshly, "there's a few things you ca...






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    "It's really very classical," he said, "like the voyage of Ulysses; I, Ulysses, you the water nymph Calypso, drifting in that golden ship of Romance-" "Calypso was a land nymph," she observed, absently, "if accuracy interests you as much as your mon...


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    DURING the last two years Fate, Chance, and Destiny had been too busy to attend to Mike Clinch. But now his turn was coming in the Eternal Sequence of things. The stars in their courses indicated the beginning of the undoing of Mike Clinch. From Esth...


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    Robert William Chambers (1865-1933) was an American artist and writer. According to some estimates, Chambers was one of the most successful literary careers of his period, his later novels selling well and a handful achieving best-seller status. Many...


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    William Chambers (May 26, 1865 - December 16, 1933) was an American artist and writer. According to some estimates, Chambers was one of the most successful literary careers of his period, his later novels selling well and a handful achieving best-sel...


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    The long drought ended with a cloud-burst in the western mountains, which tore a new slide down the flank of Lynx Peak and scarred the Gilded Dome from summit to base. Then storm followed storm, bursting through the mountain-notch and sweeping the ri...


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                                                                                        AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE AT WORK ON THE EVE OF WW I"Excellent work. But -- what is the...


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    This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fres...


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    1921. Chambers, American artist and writer, later turned to writing romantic fiction to earn a living. According to some estimates, Chambers had one of the most successful literary careers of his period, with a few of his works achieving bestseller s...


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    A WARM October was followed by a muggy, wet November. The elm leaves turned yellow but did not fall; the ash-trees lighted up the woods like gigantic lanterns set in amber; single branches among the maples slowly crimsoned. As yet the dropping of aco...






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    Through the open window the spring sunshine fell on Calvert's broad back. Tennant faced the window, smoking reflectively. "I should like to ask a favor," he said; "may I?" "Certainly you may," replied Calvert; "everybody else asks favors three hundre...


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    There was a big moon over the Bosphorus; the limpid waters off Seraglio Point glimmered; the Golden Horn was like a sheet of beaten silver inset with topaz and ruby where lanterns on rusting Turkish warships dyed the tarnished argent of the flood. Ex...


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    In the days when the keepers of the house shall tremble. When I first saw the sexton he was standing motionless behind a stone. Presently he moved on again, pausing at times, and turning right and left with that nervous, jerky motion that always chil...


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    Do you desire me to marry him?" asked Miss Castle, quietly. "Let me finish," said her uncle. "Jane," he added, turning on his sister, "if you could avoid sneezing for a few moments, I should be indebted to you." Miss Jane Garcide, a sallow lady of fo...


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    THE steady flicker of lightning in the southwest continued; the wind freshened, blowing in cooler streaks across acres of rattling rushes and dead marsh-grass. A dull light grew through the scudding clouds, then faded as the mid-day sun went out in t...


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    WHEN Dingman, the fate game-warden, came panting over the mountain from Spencers to confer with young Byram, road-master at Foxville, he found that youthful official reshingling his barn. The two men observed each other warily for a moment; Byram jin...


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    THE servants had gathered in the front hall to inspect the new arrival-cook, kitchen-maid, butler, flanked on the right by parlor-maids, on the left by a footman and a small buttons. The new arrival was a snow-white bull-terrier, alert, ardent, quive...


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    POLICE!!! is a volume of xenobiology: cryptozoology. Weird monsters and strange relics from the fossil eras; things which ought never to have walked upon the face of this earth. But they have walked among us. And I have seen them. And I have told the...


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    Excerpt from Quick ActionTo rhyme your nameWith something lovely, fresh and young.And sing the sameIn measures heretofore unsung,Is far beyond me, I'm afraid;I'll not attempt it, dearest maid.No, not in verse.Synthetic, stately, classic, chaste,Shall...


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    William Chambers (May 26, 1865 - December 16, 1933) was an American artist and writer. According to some estimates, Chambers was one of the most successful literary careers of his period, his later novels selling well and a handful achieving best-sel...






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    Excerpt-Anyway, they died, and there remained nothing in the estate not subject to creditors. And, as tinted photographs had gone out of fashion even in Utica, and as the advent of moving pictures was beginning to kill vaudeville everywhere except in...


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    "For let Philosopher and Doctor preach Of what they will and what they will not, -each Is but one link in an eternal chain That none can slip nor break nor over-reach." "Crimson nor yellow roses nor The savour of the mounting sea Are worth the perfum...


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    BEFORE the members of the Sagamore Fish and Game Association had erected their handsome club-house, and before they had begun to purchase those thousands of acres of forest, mountain, and stream which now belonged to them, a speculative lumberman wit...


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    I The street is not fashionable, neither is it shabby. It is a pariah among streets-a street without a Quarter. It is generally understood to lie outside the pale of the aristocratic Avenue de l'Observatoire. The students of the Montparnasse Quarter ...


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    The room was already dark. The high roofs opposite cut off what little remained of the December daylight. The girl drew her chair nearer the window, and choosing a large needle, threaded it, knotting the thread over her fingers. Then she smoothed the...


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    Classic novel by the American artist and writer, most well known for his collection of weird fiction short stories; The King in Yellow. According to some estimates, Chambers was one of the most successful literary careers of his period, his later nov...


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    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...


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    About the Author- Robert William Chambers (May 26, 1865 – December 16, 1933) was an American artist and fiction writer, best known for his book of short stories entitled The King In Yellow, published in 1895....


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    Master of modern occultism, Lon Milo DuQuette, (author of Enochian Vision Magick and The Magick of Aleister Crowley) introduces the newest Weiser Books Collection – The Magical Antiquarian Curiosity Shoppe. Culled from material long unavailable...


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    This early work by Robert W. Chambers was originally published in 1897 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography as part of our Cryptofiction Classics series. 'The Messenger' is a short story set on the coast of Brittany ...




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    The Yellow Sign by Robert W. Chambers. When I first saw the watchman his back was toward me. I looked at him indifferently until he went into the church. Late in the afternoon, the day being warm, I raised the window again and leaned out to get a sn...