Robert W. Chambers

Robert W. Chambers (1865-1933) was an American writer of novels and short stories in the genres of weird fiction, horror, science-fiction, fantasy, and romantic fiction. He is best known for The King in Yellow, a short story collection published in 1895.

Books by this Author

For fans of HBO’s True Detective, here is the complete, original text of The King in Yellow, a collection of ten Victorian-era short stories that includes some of the most important and defining works in the genre of weird fiction.

Along the shore the cloud waves break,
The twin suns sink behind the lake,
The shadows lengthen
In Carcosa

With these opening lines, Robert W. Chambers introduces readers to The King in...