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Together, these books offer 30 "weird stories" by our nation's greatest horror writer. In addition to the title piece, Cthulhu includes "Rats in the Walls," "Herbert West Reanimator" (the basis of several fun B movies), and "The Haunter of the Dark." The Thing sports such standards as "The Dunwich Horror," "Pickman's Model," and "Beyond the Wall of Sleep." These corrected texts present the definitive versions of each tale. Each volume also contains notes and an introduction by scholar S.T. Joshi.
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
I think it is beyond doubt that H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale -- Stephen King --This text refers to the Paperback edition.See all Product Description
beautifully bound book with good paperback material for the cover.
The stories inside are haunting and beautiful and if you are new the Lovecraft this is where you should... Read more
This was the first Lovecraft book I ever read. In keeping with Penguin's tradition of scholarly presentations of literary masterpieces, this volume begins with an essay by Joshi... Read morePublished on June 18 2004 by Beeblebrox
H.P. Lovecraft is without a doubt one of the best fiction writers of the 20th century. It's no surprise his writing techniques and stories still enthrall people today. Read morePublished on April 17 2004 by John Pennant
Lovecraft is one of those writers you either love or hate. Some of it is just personal preference. For example, Lovecraft's prose is a baroque and complex. Read morePublished on March 15 2003
Its interesting reading those who critise HP for being a bit dull. In my most humble opinion, HP LOvecraft is a true horror writer. Read morePublished on Dec 10 2002 by DeathfromAFar
What do Howard Phillips Lovecraft and Norman Rockwell have in common in 2002? Both artists are being newly appraised and embraced by the same establishments that officially shunned... Read morePublished on Nov. 21 2002 by The Wingchair Critic
But "weird" really does describe most of these stories. I remember liking these a lot more when I was younger. Read morePublished on Nov. 17 2002 by Ensio N Mikkola
This is undoubtedly one of the best books of all time. I've gotten little or no sleep the last few nights (but then I'm a nervous, jumpy person to begin with). Read morePublished on Nov. 11 2002 by Ben Zimmerman
I found it interesting that most of the stories by H.P. Lovecraft (at least in this volume) seem to take place within the same strange world. Read morePublished on Sept. 20 2002 by Slade Simon