The King in Yellow Author:Robert W. Chambers When THE KING IN YELLOW was first published, it was at once recognized as a "masterpiece that could only have been written by a genius of the highest order." Robert W. Chambers was compared to Edgar Allen Poe, and his book as acclaimed as a "wealth of strange imaginative force." — THE KING IN YELLOW was a best-seller for many years—and its repu... more »tation still remains. An unforgettable work of the fantastic imagination, combining science-fiction insight with the eeriest of terror fiction, it is still a book that no fantasy reader can afford to miss.
August Derleth wrote: "THE KING IN YELLOW remains today a masterpiece of its kind, and with the work of Poe and Bierce, shares the distinction of having contributed to the famed Cthulhu mythos of H.P. Lovecraft."« less