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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H.P. Lovecraft
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First published in 1941 and set aginst the rich canvas of New England history, this is American author H. P. Lovecraft's exploration of a mind destroyed by an obsession with an ancestor, a reputed necromancer. From a private hospital for the insane near Providence, Rhode Island, there recently disappeared an exceedingly singular person. He bore the name of Charles Dexter Ward... A young intellectual is lured to his doom through his obsession with his ancestor, a reputed necromancer. Never published in Lovecraft's lifetime, this is the iconic American author's most powerful exploration of an inquisitive mind overwhelmed by the dark arts.

Author Biography

H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is the most important and influential horror writer of the twentieth century. His stories of occult nightmare and cosmic terror have drawn praise from William S. Burroughs, Angela Carter and Jorge Luis Borges and continue to inspire new generations of writers and film-makers.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2016
Contributor
Introduction by Ramsay Campbell
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Head of Zeus
Pages
176
Dimensions
130x200x20
ISBN-13
9781784082796
Product ID
23023436

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