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Tales of H. P. Lovecraft - H.P. Lovecraft, Joyce Carol Oates
Tales of H. P. Lovecraft
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060957902 (0060957905)
Publisher: Ecco
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Inkspot Fancy
Inkspot Fancy rated it
This was a fascinating read. Getting insight into the writer who inspired so many of today's bigger stars in dark, macabre writing was great. While I think they would have read better more spaced out - a lot of the stories start to feel a little samey if they're from the same era of Lovecraft's care...
Aerin rated it
4.5 Short story review: "The Rats in the Walls", H.P. Lovecraft
The grandson wants to remember what the father wished to forget. - Anonymous The moral of "The Rats in the Walls", like so many Lovecraft stories, is Ignorance is bliss. Or more specifically its corollary, Cognizance is torment. So don't go poking around swampy cyclopean structures, or digging ...
deborahmarkus7 rated it
3.0 Tales (Library of America #155)
My husband got mock-annoyed with someone the other day. "She hasn't heard of Lovecraft," he said. "Now I can never talk to her again."The thing is, Lovecraft is a difficult author to point to. You've only heard of him if you've heard of him. There's no quick and easy reference to him. "Oh, *you* kno...
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
5.0 H. P. Lovecraft: Tales (Library of America)
If you only wanted to invest in one really good hardcover of Lovecraft and don't require all the stories, this would be a good place to go. Sure we can all argue that this story is not here or that one shouldn't be, but overall this is a first rate single volume of Lovecraft's tales for those that ...
valenshawke rated it
3.0 H. P. Lovecraft: Tales (Library of America)
Overall, Lovecraft can start his stories with some really interesting hooks as seen in "The Statement of Randolf Carter," "The Whisperer in Darkness," "At the Mountains of Madness," "The Thing on the Doorstep," "The Shadow out of Time," and "The Haunter of the Dark." He's good at getting you interes...
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