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The case of Charles Dexter Ward

Author: H P Lovecraft
Publisher: London Apollo, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H P Lovecraft
ISBN: 9781784082796 1784082791
OCLC Number: 981533551
Notes: Originally published: 1941.
Description: xii, 190 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: 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  Read more...

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