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The Strange & Curious Tale of Prof R H Wilson

By Carl E Reed

Draft 1 Posted Date: 4/30/2011

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Genre:

Weird Fiction

Word Count:

7,772

About the Book:

The Strange & Curious Tale of Professor R. H. Wilson: An Instructive Account of a Small Victory in the Venerable Professor’s Never-ending War Against Barbarism, Ignorance, & Banality: How Arkham’s Most Accomplished Master of the Black Arts Weathered the Depredations of a Homicidal Adolescent Sociopath; or, A Most Peculiar Episode of Vengeance & Redress Whilst Dwelling Amongst the Philistines

About the Author:

Born: Chicago, 1963. Joined USMC: 17. Worked 4 yrs as a photo-journalist in Okinawa, Japan. Attended U. of Maryland (far-east): focus: ENG, PHIL, PSYCH & HIS.

Author's Note:

This Lovecraftian novelette is a black farce and affectionate homage to "The Gentleman Sage of Providence." WARNING! If nested subordinate clauses, archaisms, foreign words, recondite terminology and the baroque, serpentine writhings of purple prose gone mad provoke you to paroxysms of sputtering fury—move on!—there's nothing for you to see here. For those of you who "get it", I hope my tale will prove an amusing and pleasant divertissement from modernity.

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