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Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:27 pm 
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Fantastic! I love (sic) Lovecraft's work :)

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Wow this is wild! I'm currently reading a book of horror shorts -- current authors recommend their favorites, 2 of which are by HP Lovecraft: 'The Colour Out of Space', 'The Rats in the Walls'. I also like the Lovecraft story used in Masters of Horror, 'Dreams in the Witch House'.

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Sweet! Very cool artwork -- thanks for posting these Dr. M!

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Holy crap DrM...I was at B&N tonight and I had a Lovecraft book in my hands but I put it back on the shelf, because I remembered ONE story posted here. Now I see there are FIVE.

I am familiar with "Cool Air" and "Pickman's Model" from Serling's Night Gallery, but I am otherwise a Lovecraft noob. The little I do know about his writings make me want to explore the dark, alien, ancient universe he explored. Why this kind of thing appeals to me, I have no idea. I do believe in a Creator, a God that caused everything. I'm generally quite an optimist. This seems to fly in the face of the stories that Lovecraft wrote. The biographical accounts I've read about him seem to indicate a cynical person who considers mankind insignificant and ignorant. I probably want to read some of these stories because it appears that they have really mean monsters! 8)

Anyway...got off track quite a bit there. I'm going to read a couple of his stories here and see if his they end up being attractive to me at all.

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Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 10, 2010 8:34 pm 
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Glad to be of service, Whit. Although, I've been a little preoccupied and I feel quite remiss about my failing to add to this section for a while. But seeing how 5 was impressive, I don't feel quite so bad. :D Lovecraft introduced me to Sci Fi engulfed in a horror mythos - right up my alley.

The beauty of Lovecraft is a great majority is Public Domain. So no shortcomings in posting the majority of his works. It's all about finding the time. ;) Hopefully, I'll get a few more up in the coming weeks.


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I read this one - "The Call of Cthulhu" - 7 or 8 months ago.
(not the illustrated version above but in a Lovecraft collection - that's the back cover illustration above to The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: BLOODCURDLING TALES OF HORROR AND THE MACABRE - with an intro by Robert Bloch, published in 1982).

What struck me was Lovecraft's story structure in describing incidents in different parts of the world, almost as if they were unrelated to each other or some coincidence. But, of course, nothing is coincidence in the Lovecraft universe, yes? And what about those angles which were acute but behaved as if obtuse...? :wtf: Madness! Madness! :shock:


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Holy crap DrM...I was at B&N tonight and I had a Lovecraft book in my hands but I put it back on the shelf, because I remembered ONE story posted here. Now I see there are FIVE.

I am familiar with "Cool Air" and "Pickman's Model" from Serling's Night Gallery, but I am otherwise a Lovecraft noob. The little I do know about his writings make me want to explore the dark, alien, ancient universe he explored. Why this kind of thing appeals to me, I have no idea. I do believe in a Creator, a God that caused everything. I'm generally quite an optimist. This seems to fly in the face of the stories that Lovecraft wrote. The biographical accounts I've read about him seem to indicate a cynical person who considers mankind insignificant and ignorant. I probably want to read some of these stories because it appears that they have really mean monsters! 8)

Anyway...got off track quite a bit there. I'm going to read a couple of his stories here and see if his they end up being attractive to me at all.



I'm curious which book you're referring to, whit. Only because B&N have been printing these leatherbound classics, the newest of which is H.P. Lovecraft.

I've purchased (or received as gifts) several of these leatherbound books. It's just a nice-looking collection. I've only recently begun to read through these books (I started The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln last month - a collection of all letters of condolences written by people across the globe). I put the Lincoln book on hold for now; I just started 'The Complete Sherlock Holmes'. I also own 'The Complete Tales and Poems of Poe', The Iliad & The Odyssey, The Divine Comedy, 5 novels by Dickens, 7 novels by HG Wells, The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice. I was looking at getting the Lovecraft book (HP Lovecraft The Complete Fiction - photo below).
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It seems a small Bradbury collection (3 novels) is coming next month: Image

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Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 6:17 pm 
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Good call on the HPL, Lazy.


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Aw hell, Lazy. I have no idea what book it was. Wish I could remember.

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