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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (1941, please see separate entry) reveals the dark aspects of Providence, but The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath reveals the bright aspects of Boston. The novel begins with Randolph Carter dreaming of a "marvellous city": "All golden and lovely it blazed in the sunset, with walls, temples, colonnades and arched bridges of veined marble, silver-basined fountains of prismatic spray in broad squares and perfumed gardens, and wide streets marching between trees and blossom-laden urns and ivory statues in gleaming rows." Carter yearns to walk in this dream-city, Kadath, and sets out on a daring quest to find it in the Dream World, a physical dimension open to the human spirit, as well as to the Elder Gods, cats, and other mystical beings. After many exotic adventures and some narrow escapes from the Elder God Nyarlathotep and his minions, "Randolph Carter leaped...

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