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H.P. Lovecraft : against the world, against life

Author: Michel Houellebecq; Dorna Khazeni; Stephen King
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Believer Books, ©2005.
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H.P. Lovecraft, the radical, misanthropic master of the horror genre, now has an impassioned advocate in Michel Houellebecq, Europe's most controversial modern novelst. In his illuminating appraisal of Lovecraft's life and work, Houellebecq reveals a surprising debt to the master of weird fiction.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Houellebecq, Michel.
H.P. Lovecraft.
San Francisco, Calif. : Believer Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)607600011
Online version:
Houellebecq, Michel.
H.P. Lovecraft.
San Francisco, Calif. : Believer Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)609931037
Named Person: H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Houellebecq; Dorna Khazeni; Stephen King
ISBN: 1932416188 9781932416183
OCLC Number: 60350259
Description: 247 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Lovecraft's pillow / by Stephen King --
Chronology --
Preface --
Part one. Another universe --
Part two. Technical assault --
Part three. Holocaust --
The call of Cthulhu --
The whisperer in darkness --
Bibliography of H.P. Lovecraft literature available in French / by Michel Houellebecq --
Translator's notes.
Other Titles: Lovecraft's pillow.
Call of Cthulhu.
Whisperer in darkness.
Responsibility: by Michel Houellebecq ; translated from the French by Dorna Khazeni ; with an introduction by Stephen King.

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H.P. Lovecraft, the radical, misanthropic master of the horror genre, now has an impassioned advocate in Michel Houellebecq, Europe's most controversial modern novelst. In his illuminating appraisal of Lovecraft's life and work, Houellebecq reveals a surprising debt to the master of weird fiction.

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