Willett, Dr. Marinus Bicknell


Willett, Dr. Marinus Bicknell
   In The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, the Ward family’s doctor. When Ward realizes his error in revivifying Joseph Curwen, he enlists Bicknell’s help to destroy Curwen, but too late to save his own life. HPL had conceived his novel as a work of detective fiction, and Willett is his detective. Willett solves the mystery of Curwen’s resurrection and destroys him.

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  • Case of Charles Dexter Ward, The —    Short novel (51,500 words); written late January–March 1, 1927. First published (abridged) in WT (May and July 1941); first collected in BWS;corrected text in MM;annotated version in TD. Joseph Curwen, a learned scholar and man of affairs,… …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia

  • “Dunwich Horror, The“ —    Novelette (17,590 words); written in August 1928. First published in WT(April 1929); first collected in O; corrected text in DH; annotated version in An1and TD.    In the seedy area of Dunwich in “north central Massachusetts” live a number of… …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia

  • Clark, Franklin Chase, M.D. —    (1847–1915)    Husband of HPL’s elder aunt Lillian Delora Phillips Clark. He attended high school in Warren, R.I., and received an A.B. from Brown University (1869). He studied literature and attended special classes given by Oliver Wendell… …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia


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