Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

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Tales of H.P. Lovecraft
Baker & Taylor
A series of major works by the master of the horror genre--including "The Rates in the Walls" and "The Dreams in the Witch-House"--showcases his meticulously described and historically grounded style, which became the basis for the modern horror story.

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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 c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, 1997
Edition: 1st Ecco ed
ISBN: 0880015489
Branch Call Number: FIC L
Characteristics: xvi, 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Oates, Joyce Carol 1938-


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Jun 30, 2014
  • Blaze4455 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Some of the stories were really good and scary.

Jul 06, 2013
  • green_turtle_405 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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


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