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The Outsider by H. P. Lovecraft
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The Outsider (edition 1926)

by H. P. Lovecraft

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The miserable and apparently lonely life of an individual who appears to have never had contact with another individual.
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Title:The Outsider
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A re-read.
It doesn't get any more gothic than this!
Alone in a dreary dark castle, a young man has no memories of every being anywhere else, of ever seeing another human soul. He learns of the outside world from the castle's extensive libraries, and develops the desire to see the light. Thus, he embarks on a dangerous excursion to try to reach the exterior.
This story is a classic example of the paradox at the heart of Lovecraft's art and life: He was xenophobic well past what was considered average at the time, but yet he writes of horrors - "outsiders" - from an inside perspective, with remarkable sympathy. ( )
  AltheaAnn | Feb 9, 2016 |
Um homem solitário durante toda a sua vida resolve sair de seu confinamento e descobrir quem é de verdade. ( )
  Binderman | Nov 5, 2015 |
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