Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

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Ten major tales by Lovecraft (1890-1937) who inherited the horror genre from Poe and passed it to such modern writers as Stephen King and Anne Rice. Among the best known are The Call of Cthulhu, The Colour Out of Space, The Dunwich Horror, and At the Mountains of Madness. Joyce Carol Oates makes the selection and wrote the introduction. No index or bibliography. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, 1997
Edition: First Ecco edition
ISBN: 9780880015417
0880015411
9780880015486
0880015489
Branch Call Number: FICTION Lov
Description: xvi, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Oates, Joyce Carol 1938-

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In tales that combine the nineteenth-century gothic sensibility of Edgar Allan Poe with a uniquely daring internal vision, Lovecraft fuses the supernatural and mundane into a terrifying, complex, and exquisitely realized vision, foretelling a psychically troubled century to come. Set in a meticul... Read More »

Joyce Carol Oates selects and introduces ten of Lovecraft’s most famous short stories


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Blaze4455
Jun 30, 2014

Some of the stories were really good and scary.

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green_turtle_405
Jul 06, 2013

The master of surreal science fiction and twisted horror, Lovecraft impresses every time I read him.

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black_cobra_476 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 16 and 99

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