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H.P. Lovecraft
H. P. Lovecraft was born in 1890 in Providence, Rhode Island, where he lived most of his life. He wrote many essays and poems early in his career, but gradually focused on the writing of horror stories, after the advent in 1923 of the pulp magazine Weird Tales, to which he contributed most of his... show more



H. P. Lovecraft was born in 1890 in Providence, Rhode Island, where he lived most of his life. He wrote many essays and poems early in his career, but gradually focused on the writing of horror stories, after the advent in 1923 of the pulp magazine Weird Tales, to which he contributed most of his fiction. His relatively small corpus of fiction--three short novels and about sixty short stories--has nevertheless exercised a wide influence on subsequent work in the field, and he is regarded as the leading twentieth-century American author of supernatural fiction. H. P. Lovecraft died in Providence in 1937.

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Birth date: August 20, 1890
Died: March 15, 1937
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Ernesto Rafael Santana's Book Blog
Ernesto Rafael Santana's Book Blog rated it 5 months ago
Otro pequeño relato de H. P. Lovecraft muy interesante sobre los sueños, los astros, una ciudad y sus enemigos. En lo personal este relato me gustó mucho, se ve el misticismo con el que Lovecraft manifiesta su afición por los astros, los sueños y los misterios, un autor adelantado a su época. Lo rec...
Ernesto Rafael Santana's Book Blog
Ernesto Rafael Santana's Book Blog rated it 5 months ago
Interesante relato de H. P. Lovecraft sobre los sueños, sus misterios y la realidad, pero algo racista. Lo recomiendo si les late este autor.
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 6 months ago
I read this book to fill the ‘Monsters’ square of my 2017 Halloween Book Bingo card.I’ve read a few accounts of Antarctic exploration and At the Mountains of Madness starts out in exactly the same style, but then it veers dramatically off course--the tale becomes an H. Rider Haggard adventure novel ...
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lindbergseth rated it 6 months ago
“What does it all mean?” – narrator of House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson I bought Wildside Press's The William Hope Hodgson Megapack: 35 Classic Works primarily to read one of his most well cited works: The House on the Borderland. In the US, the Kindle version is only $0.99, and conve...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it 6 months ago
This is my first Lovecraft, so I can’t judge whether this particular collection has all his “best”. It did have the stories that were recommended to me as being representative of his work: The Dunwich Horror, The Colour Out of Space, The Shadow Over Innsmouth, and of course, The Call of Cthulhu. I e...
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