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The call of Cthulhu and other weird stories

Author: H P Lovecraft; S T Joshi
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1999.
Series: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frequently imitated and widely influential, Howard Phillips Lovecraft reinvented the horror genre in the twentieth century, discarding ghosts and witches and envisioning instead mankind as a tiny outpost of dwindling sanity in a chaotic and malevolent universe. Love craft's preeminent interpreter S.T. Joshi presents a selection of the master's fiction, from the early tales of nightmares and madness such as "The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H P Lovecraft; S T Joshi
ISBN: 0141182342 9780141182346
OCLC Number: 40723781
Description: xxv, 420 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Suggestions for further reading --
Note on the text --
Dagon --
Statement of Randolph Carter --
Facts concerning the late Arthur Jermyn and his family --
Celephais --
Nyarlathotep --
Picture in the house --
Outsider --
Herbert West--Reanimator --
Hound --
Rats in the walls --
Festival --
He --
Cool air --
Call of Cthulhu --
Colour out of space --
Whisperer in darkness --
Shadow over Innsmouth --
Haunter of the dark --
Explanatory notes.
Series Title: Penguin twentieth-century classics.
Responsibility: H.P. Lovecraft ; edited with an introduction and notes by S.T. Joshi.
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H.P. Lovecraft reinvented the horror genre for the 20th century, discarding witches and ghosts and envisaging mankind as an outpost of dwindling sanity in a chaotic and malevolent universe.  Read more...

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