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August Derleth was born in 1909 in the United States, he died in 1971. He became a correspondent of Lovecraft in 1925, then his friend. At his death he continued his fantastic work both as a writer and as an editor. Arkham House, his publisher, has raised awareness of the complete writings of Lovecraft.
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