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Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos (original 1989; edition 1998)

by H. P. Lovecraft

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Worth getting for Zelazny's fantastic "24 Views of Mount Fuji, by Hokusai"; Philip Jose Farmer's "The Freshman" was also a pleasant surprise. ( )
  mzieg | Apr 1, 2013 |
This fine volume offers a great selection of twenty-two Cthulhu mythos stories, including such classic stories by H P Lovecraft as 'The Call of Cthulhu' and 'The Haunter of the Dark', along with fantastic short-stories by authors such as Stephen King and Robert Bloch. This collection is a good read for anyone already familiar with Lovecraft, horror in general or even newcomer's to the genre.

My personal favourites are the two Lovecraft stories already mentioned, along with 'Jeruslalem's Lot' by Steohen King and 'Sticks' by Karl Edward Wagner. ( )
  Literatus91 | Aug 7, 2009 |
Only two of the stories in this collection are by Lovecraft: "The Call of Cthulhu" and "The Haunter of the Dark". Other authors making additions to the mythos include Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard, August Derleth, Robert Bloch, Henry Kuttner, Fritz Leiber, Brian Lumley, Philip Jose Farmer, and many others! If you are like me, you just pooped a little. There is so much awesomeness here it blows one away. I'll mention a couple of my favorites: Frank Belknap Long's "The Space-Eaters" (beware of squishy things dropping on you while in the woods), and Fritz Leiber's "The Terror from the Depths". Needless to say should you be in the woods and come upon an abandoned town with an empty and ruined church which behind it's pulpit has a grand golden crucifix turned up-side-down, do not go read the book on the pulpit entitled "De Vermis Mysteriis"! ( )
  endersreads | Apr 24, 2008 |
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Bloch, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Campbell, RamseyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Derleth, AugustContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Farmer, Philip JoséContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Howard, Robert E.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
King, StephenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kuttner, HenryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Leiber, FritzContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Long, Frank BelknapContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lumley, BrianContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lupoff, Richard A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Potter, Jeffrey K.Illustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Russ, JoannaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Russ, JoannaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Clark AshtonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Turner, JamesIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wagner, Karl EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wilson, ColinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Campbell, RamseyContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Farmer, Philip JoseContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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King, StephenContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Leiber, FritzContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Long, Frank BelknapContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Russ, JoannaContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Smith, Clark AshtonContributorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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White, TimCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown."
--H. P. LOVECRAFT, "Supernatural Horror in Literature"

Howard Phillips Lovecraft forever changed the face of horror, fantasy, and science fiction with a remarkable series of stories as influential as the works of Poe, Tolkien, and Edgar Rice Burroughs. His chilling mythology established a gateway between the known universe and an ancient dimension of otherworldly terror, whose unspeakable denizens and monstrous landscapes--dread Cthulhu, Yog-Sothoth, the Plateau of Leng, the Mountains of Madness--have earned him a permanent place in the history of the macabre.

In Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos, a pantheon of horror and fantasy's finest authors pay tribute to the master of the macabre with a collection of original stories set in the fearsome Lovecraft tradition:

¸  The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft: The slumbering monster-gods return to the world of mortals.
¸  Notebook Found in a Deserted House by Robert Bloch: A lone farmboy chronicles his last stand against a hungering backwoods evil.
¸  Cold Print by Ramsey Campbell: An avid reader of forbidden books finds a treasure trove of deadly volumes--available for a bloodcurdling price.
¸  The Freshman by Philip José Farmer: A student of the black arts receives an education in horror at notorious Miskatonic University.

PLUS EIGHTEEN MORE SPINE-TINGLING TALES!

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