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Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

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Tales of H.P. Lovecraft
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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.

Authors: Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937
Statement of Responsibility: selected and introduced by Joyce Carol Oates
Uniform Title: Novels. Selections
Title: Tales of H.P. Lovecraft
major works
Publisher: Hopewell, N.J. : Ecco Press, 1997
Edition: 1st Ecco ed
Characteristics: xvi, 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The outsider
The music of Erich Zann
The rats in the walls
The shunned house
The call of Cthulhu
The colour out of space
The Dunwich horror
At the mountains of madness
The shadow over Innsmouth
The shadow out of time
Subject Headings: Horror tales, American
Topical Term: Horror tales, American
Additional Contributors: Oates, Joyce Carol 1938-
LCCN: 96047196
ISBN: 0880015489
0880015411
Branch Call Number: FIC L
Research Call Number: JFE 98-3576
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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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