The Case of Charles Dexter Ward and Other Stories by H. P. Lovecraft

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Author: H. P. Lovecraft
Category: General Novel
ISBN: 9786050459401
File Size: 0.23 MB
Format: EPUB (e-book)
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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward is a short novel (51,500 words) by H. P. Lovecraft, written in early 1927, but not published during the authors lifetime. Set in Lovecrafts hometown of Providence, Rhode Island, it was first published (in abridged form) in the May and July issues of Weird Tales in 1941; the first complete publication was in Arkham Houses Beyond the Wall of Sleep collection (1943). It is included in the Library of America volume of Lovecrafts work.The novel, set in 1918, describes how Charles Dexter Ward becomes obsessed with his distant ancestor, Joseph Curwen, an alleged wizard with unsavory habits. Ward physically resembles Curwen, and attempts to duplicate his ancestors Qabalistic and alchemical feats. He eventually uses this knowledge to physically resurrect Curwen. Wards doctor, Marinus Bicknell Willett, investigates Wards activities and is horrified by what he finds.This ebook also contains:- The Colour Out of Space- The Very Old Folk

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