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Robert W Chambers

Robert William Chambers (1865-1933) was a Brooklyn-born artist and writer best known for producing supernatural, horror and weird tales. He published his first novel, In the Quarter in 1894 but didn't receive major recognition until 1895 with a collection of short stories called The King in Yellow . Despite entries in other genres, such as romance and historical fiction, Chambers' most acclaimed works were Gothic in nature. His eerie tales would go on to inspire a generation of writers...See more