One of the book's finest features is its inclusion of Lovecraft's wonderful poetry. Despite what some Eldritch Tales : A Miscellany of the Macabre. Howard Phillips Lovecraft.
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One of the book's finest features is its inclusion of Lovecraft's wonderful poetry. Despite what some Eldritch Tales : A Miscellany of the Macabre. Howard Phillips Lovecraft. Following the phenomenal success of Necronomicon , its companion volume brings together Lovecraft's remaining major stories plus his weird poetry, a number of obscure revisions, and some notable nonfiction, including the seminal critical essay Supernatural Horror in Literature Gathering together in chronological order the rest of Lovecraft's rarely seen but extraordinary short fiction, this collection includes the entirety of the long-out-of-print collection of 36 sonnets "Fungi from Yoggoth.
His extraordinary imagination spawned both the Elder God Cthulhu and his eldritch cohorts, and the strangely compelling town of Innsmouth, all of which feature within these pages. Stephen Jones, one of the world's foremost editors of dark fiction, will complete the Lovecraft story in his extensive afterword, and award-winning artist Les Edwards will provide numerous illustrations for this must-have collection.
Lovecraft has been hailed as one of the most important and influential authors of supernatural fiction of the 20th century. A life-long resident of Providence, Rhode Island, Lovecraft's tales are often set in the fear-haunted towns of an imaginary area of Massachusetts, or in the cosmic vistas that exist beyond space and time. Since his untimely death, he has been acknowledged as an American master of fantasy fiction, second only to Edgar Allan Poe.
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre
A life-long antiquarian who had an interest in astronomy, his early work was initially published in the amateur press. His tales of horror and the macabre did not see print professionally until the early s, and even then the bulk of his work appeared in such pulp magazines as Weird Tales , along with a handful of hardcover anthologies. A voluminous letter-writer, the only book of his fiction due to be published during his lifetime was the privately printed Shadow Over Innsmouth [sic]. He has more than books to his credit, and has won numerous awards.
Howard Phillips Lovecraft died at the age of 47, but in his short life he turned out dozens of stories which changed the face of horror. His extraordinary imagination spawned both the Elder God Cthulhu and his eldritch cohorts and the strangely compelling town of Innsmouth, all of which feature within these pages. Many of these stories have never been available in the UK! The Complete Weird Tales of H. Lovecraft: Necronomicon and Eldritch Tales. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Howard Philips Lovecraft is probably the most important and influential author of supernatural fiction in the twentieth century.
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