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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. A life-long resident of Providence, Rhode Island, many of his tales are set in the fear-haunted towns of an imaginary area of Massachusetts, or in the cosmic vistas that exist beyond space and time.
A number of these loosely-connected stories have become identified as 'The Cthulhu Mythos'. Since his untimely death, Lovecraft has become acknowledged as a master of fantasy fiction and a mainstream American writer second only to Edgar Allan Poe, while his relatively small body of work has influenced countless imitators and formed the basis of a world-wide industry of books, games and movies based on his concepts.
The World According to Anna. The Abyssinian Proof. The Camel Bookmobile. The Light of Evening. The Unfinished Novel and Other stories. From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest. Self's Punishment. Your cart Close. Go Search. Books H. Imprint Gollancz Gollancz Gateway. Lovecraft Write Review Rated 0. More books by H. Left loading Lovecraft Howard Philips Lovecraft is probably the most important and influential author of supernatural fiction in the twentieth century.
Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre
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.
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. You can visit his web site at www. LES EDWARDS is an award-winning artist who has established himself as a stalwart of the British fantasy, horror and science fiction illustration scene in a career spanning more than thirty-five years.