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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

Author: H. P. Lovecraft
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'The Apollo choices have been masterful. The list is thought-provoking, eye-opening, inspired and inspiring' The Big Issue. Written in 1927, but never published in Lovecraft's lifetime, this is the iconic American author's exploration of a mind destroyed by obsession. The novel tells the story of Charles Dexter Ward through letters, documents and other 'historical sources'. A young intellectual, Charles is lured to what his doctors believe to be his doom by his obsession with an ancestor, a reputed necromancer.


'Lovecraft is a dark and baroque prince. I think it is beyond doubt that H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale' Stephen King.

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General Fields

  • : 9781784082796
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : October 2016
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : H. P. Lovecraft
  • : 176