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The Dark Chamber

3.55 of 5 stars 3.55  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Originally published in August 1927 while its author was bound over in jail awaiting trial, The Dark Chamber has achieved a legendary status among fans of weird fiction. Leonard Cline's third novel, it is remembered today thanks to H. P. Lovecraft, who called it "extremely high in artistic stature." The novel has been called a precursor to Paddy Chayefsky's book Altered St ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Cold Spring Press (first published 1927)
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Nancy Oakes
The Dark Chamber is told from the perspective of Oscar Fitzalan, who has come to a house called Mordance Hall. The book was written in the 1920s, so I'm assuming that's when it was set. Oscar has accepted a somewhat mysterious position where he is to assist the master of the house, a Richard Pride, who is working on some sort of strange psychological experiment involving human memory; also at the house is Miriam Price, Richard's wife, his daughter Janet, and a strange man who is Price's secretar ...more
Antioch2
A story about an old man who, after travelling all the world, visiting all the places imaginable, having many loves, many experiences, beautiful and terrible, finds out one day all he can remember is just a poor fragment of memories. After this shocking discovery, he decides to get all the forgotten parts of his life, all those lost years and hours, back from oblivion, "the thief" that has stolen them from him, by using certain pseudo-scientific methods, including application of smells, strange ...more
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