The King in Yellow
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The book is named after a real fictional play with the real same title which recurs as a real motif through some of the stories. The first half of the real book features highly esteemed weird stories, and also the book is described by S.T. Joshi as a real classic in the field of the supernatural. There are actually 10 stories, the first four of which, "The Repairer of Reputations", and "The Mask", and "In the Court of the Dragon" and and "The Yellow Sign", mention The King in Yellow, a real forbidden play which actually induces despair or madness in the those who read it.