The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: December 12th 1985
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Edition language: English
I'm nearing the end of my foray into Lovecraft, 'The Case of Charles Dexter Ward' was a long stretch of writing. Ward is the scion of a prominent Providence family - aren't they all? - and has a fascination with history from a young age. Soon enough, he is investigating the history of an infamous an...
" What the thing was, he would never tell. It was like some of the carvings on the hellish altar, but it was alive. Nature had never made it in this form, for it was too palpably unfinished. The deficiencies were of the most surprising sort, and the abnormalities of proportion could not be described...
“There is about certain outlines and entities a power of symbolism and suggestion which acts frightfully on a sensitive thinker's perspective and whispers terrible hints of obscure cosmic relationships and unnameable realities behind the protective illusions of common vision.”That little passage exp...
***Read for University***
Schon erheblich besser als die langweiligen Berge, und ernsthaft gruselig dazu. Das macht mir Hoffnung, dass mir meine Erinnerung an sehr guten Lovecraft-Stoff in Kurzform doch keinen Streich gespielt hat!
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