American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time)

H. P. Lovecraft Book Club: Series 5: Episode 17: The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (2)

December 24, 2020

A solid second chapter of H. P. Lovecraft's THE CASE OF CHARLES DEXTER WARD almost works as a stand-alone horror story set in the 18th century, climaxing in the context of the American Revolution. Through this story we see Joseph Curwen as a metaphor for America's founding sins.