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Citadel of Fear

Gertrude Barrows Bennett

Gertrude Barrows Bennett was the first major female writer of fantasy and science fiction in the United States, publishing her stories under the pseudonym Francis Stevens. Bennett wrote a number of highly acclaimed fantasies between 1917 and 1923 and has been called "the woman who invented dark fantasy". Citadel of Fear is considered Francis Stevens' masterpiece, by Lovecraft's acclaim. Two adventurers discover a lost city in the Mexican jungle. One is taken over by an evil god while the other falls in love with a woman from the ancient Mexican city of Tlapallan. Citadel of Fear was first published as a serial in Argosy Magazine in 1918-1919. It was eventually republished as a novel in 1970. It is now considered a "lost classic". (Summary by Wikipedia and Mark Nelson)

Gertrude Barrows Bennett was the first major female writer of fantasy and science fiction in the United States, publishing her stories under the pseudonym Francis Stevens. Bennett wrote a number of highly acclaimed fantasies between 1917 and 1923 and has been called "the woman who invented dark fantasy". Citadel of Fear is considered Francis Stevens' masterpiece, by Lovecraft's acclaim. Two adventurers discover a lost city in the Mexican jungle. One is taken over by an evil god while the other falls in love with a woman from the ancient Mexican city of Tlapallan. Citadel of Fear was first published as a serial in Argosy Magazine in 1918-1919. It was eventually republished as a novel in 1970. It is now considered a "lost classic". (Summary by Wikipedia and Mark Nelson)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Gertrude Barrows Bennett was the first major female writer of fantasy and science fiction in the United States, publishing her stories under the pseudonym Francis Stevens. Bennett wrote a number of highly acclaimed fantasies between 1917 and 1923 and has been called "the woman who invented dark fantasy". Citadel of Fear is considered Francis Stevens' masterpiece, by Lovecraft's acclaim. Two adventurers discover a lost city in the Mexican jungle. One is taken over by an evil god while the other falls in love with a woman from the ancient Mexican city of Tlapallan. Citadel of Fear was first published as a serial in Argosy Magazine in 1918-1919. It was eventually republished as a novel in 1970. It is now considered a "lost classic". (Summary by Wikipedia and Mark Nelson)

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Nelson

Length:

9h 53m


Chapters

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05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

33:04


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

27:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

20:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:40


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:26


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

16:49


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

21:21


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

22:33


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

26:17


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:28


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:30


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

19:10


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

30:07


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

20:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

26:10


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

35:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

27:13


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

12:39


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

11:42


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:11


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

39:24


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:01


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

02:43


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

21:32


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

12:16


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:56


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:21


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

31:11


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:48