Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos: Stories

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 12, 2011 - 480 páginas
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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!


From the Trade Paperback edition.
 

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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. Leer comentario completo

TALES OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS

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A collection of 22 cosmic wonder tales that pay tribute to this century's most revered master of the macabre. The jacket miscalls these reprints originals. In the spiral black vortices of the ultimate ... Leer comentario completo

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Iä Iä Cthulhu Fhtagn
The Call of Cthulhu
The Return of the Sorcerer
UbboSathla
The Black Stone
The Hounds of Tindalos
The SpaceEaters
The Dweller in Darkness
Notebook Found in a Deserted House
The Salem Horror
The Terror from the Depths
Rising with Surtsey
Cold Print
The Return of the Lloigor
My Boat
Sticks

Beyond the Threshold
The Shambler from the Stars
The Haunter of the Dark
The Shadow from the Steeple
The Freshman
Jerusalems Lot
Discovery of the Ghooric Zone
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