Mystery of Choice
Robert W. Chambers

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Narrated By: Stefan Rudnicki

Duration: 6 hours and 3 minutes

What to expect

An eerie and macabre collection of stories from Robert W. Chambers, author of The King in Yellow

Considered by many to be the father of supernatural fiction, Robert W. Chambers' work continues to influence writers today. Originally published in 1897, The Mystery of Choice brings together seven chilling tales, most of them set in Brittany. Distinguished by its atmospheric use of natural scenery, this important collection presents an author at the peak of his craft.

Included here are "The Purple Emperor," "Pompe Funèbre," "The Messenger," "The White Shadow," "Passeur," "The Key to Grief," and "A Matter of Interest."

Genre

Short stories, Occult fiction, Horror and supernatural fiction

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