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Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William) 1865-1933

Overview
Works: 336 works in 1,515 publications in 2 languages and 13,663 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Love stories  Pictorial works 
Roles: Editor, Scenarist, Lyricist, Conceptor, Performer, Librettist
Classifications: PS1284, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Robert W Chambers
The king in yellow by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
50 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Craving a truly creepy read? Cuddle up with The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers, a collection of spine-tingling horror stories that are woven together by a fictional play called The King in Yellow. This legendary literary creation is said to engender madness or ill fortune in all of those who read it, and many of the characters who populate the stories in this collection have been affected by the curse attached to the play
Cardigan; a novel by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
33 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Michael Cardigan, the nephew of Sir William Johnson, must choose to remain loyal to the Crown or join the colonial rebellion
Representative American short stories by Alexander Jessup ( Book )
2 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of the unknown by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
23 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though his later novels took a turn toward political and romantic matters, Robert W. Chambers' early works mined a unique vein of the horror genre that has come to be known as ""weird"" fiction. Though he soon abandoned his literary ambitions in this direction, his early works gained a large following, including admirers such as H.P. Lovecraft, who regarded the horror novel In Search of the Unknown as one of the best works in the genre
The fighting chance by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
33 editions published between 1906 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mystery of choice by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
19 editions published between 1897 and 1997 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The maker of moons by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
19 editions published between 1896 and 1969 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The haunts of men by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
18 editions published between 1898 and 2011 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The maid-at-arms: a novel by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
38 editions published between 1902 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The follow-up to Chambers' remarkably popular bestseller Cardigan, The Maid-at-Arms begins a century after America's Revolutionary War has been settled. The young nation has forgotten the struggles of its birth and is now facing an entirely different -- but no less daunting -- set of challenges. Against this backdrop, an unlikely hero emerges
The gay rebellion by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
20 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The firing line by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
34 editions published between 1908 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sheila Cardross Malcourt shares only a loveless marriage with Louis Malcourt, but is unwilling to divorce him even to marry the man she really loves, for fear of hurting her foster parents. Instead, she stifles her feelings for Garry Hamil and strives to maintain her marriage. But when tragedy ensues, she finds herself faced with a new dilemma
The reckoning by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
27 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The common law by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
25 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The king in yellow, and other horror stories by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A treasured source for Lovecraft, Howard, and others, this collection endures as a work of remarkable power. Includes all the stories from The King in Yellow ? Yellow Sign, Repairer of Reputations, Demoiselle d'Ys, and others ? plus stories from other sources, including three early sci-fi fantasies from In Search of the Unknown. 12 total
A young man in a hurry, and other short stories by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
12 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 shorter pieces
The red republic. A romance of the commune by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
30 editions published between 1895 and 1922 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorraine a romance by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
35 editions published between 1897 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lorraine is the twofold tale of a young woman and her country. Lorraine is coming of age during dramatic years of war in France. Her growth, conflicts, and eventual renewal are reflected in the struggle of a country fighting for its independence against Germany. France, and Lorraine, will never be the same
Ashes of empire a romance by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
23 editions published between 1898 and 1903 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ailsa Paige : a novel by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
21 editions published between 1910 and 2004 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The younger set by Robert W Chambers ( Book )
23 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early twentieth century, the trends of rampant alcohol consumption, salacious dance crazes, and frolicking flappers threw traditional sexual mores into a tailspin. In the hilarious romantic farce The Younger Set, author Robert W. Chambers project the anxieties of this tumultuous early twentieth century onto an older generation, mercilessly lambasting the pretensions and hang-ups of the Victorian era
 
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Alternative Names
Chambers, Rob. William 1865-1933
Chambers, Robert, 1865-1933
Chambers, Robert W.
Chambers, Robert W., 1865-1933
Chambers, Robert William
Chambers, Robert William, 1865-1933
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Languages
English (490)
French (2)
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