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At the Mountains of Madness: The Definitive Edition - H.P. Lovecraft, China Miéville
At the Mountains of Madness: The Definitive Edition
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781588364753 (1588364755)
Publisher: Modern Library
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 At the Mountains of Madness
Ten percent of this book was an introduction to H.P. Lovecraft, a story that would cure insomnia (49 percent), thirty four percent which was about supernatural horror in literature, then a listing of all of Lovecraft's works with the last few pages devoted to links to something that I refuse to re-r...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
3.0
Those fans of John Carpenter's The Thing will recognize the motifs Lovecraft uses in his description of an antarctic expedition that discovers the remnants of something they never expected. The entire story is delivered as a first person narrative almost entirely devoid of dialogue from the perspect...
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well
Books Read, Not Necessarily Well rated it
3.0 At the Mountains of Madness
At the Mountains of Madness starts out much like any other Lovecraft with too many protestations of truth-speaking and uttering the unutterable, but what sets it apart from other Lovecraft tales is its incredible scope. Millenia of history are decoded from stone walls and to an extent the reader is ...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it
3.0 At the Mountains of Madness
“On the barren shore, and on the lofty ice barrier in the background, myriads of grotesque penguins squawked and flapped their fins”.Yep! We are in Lovecraft’s universe where even penguins are grotesque. I mean, whoever heard of an ugly penguin? At the Mountains of Madness is H.P. Lovecraft’s best k...
EvieBones
EvieBones rated it
5.0 At the Mountains of Madness: The Definitive Edition (Modern Library Classics)
Fascinating! Lovecraft combines exploring with history and science which is altogether enveloped in the mist of horror... What was before us and how we came to be and what the future holds for us are some of the questions dealt with in this masterpiece. Subtle streak of fear that crawls under your s...
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