The Shunned House
Howard Phillips Lovecraft died in March 1937, at the height of his career. Though only forty-six years of age, he had built up an international reputation by the artistry and impeccable literary craftsmanship of his weird tales; and he was regarded on both sides of the Atlantic as probably the... show more
Howard Phillips Lovecraft died in March 1937, at the height of his career. Though only forty-six years of age, he had built up an international reputation by the artistry and impeccable literary craftsmanship of his weird tales; and he was regarded on both sides of the Atlantic as probably the greatest contemporary master of weird fiction:"After I glimpsed a kind of thin,
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Short Stories
The Shunned House by H.P. Lovecraft is a novella about an actual house in Providence, Rhode Island but Lovecraft's inspiration to write the story came from another house in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The story is about a doctor and his nephew. They've been fascinated with this house because so many stra...
What I heard in my youth about the shunned house was merely that people died there in alarmingly great numbers. That, I was told, was why the original owners had moved out some twenty years after building the place. It was plainly unhealthy, perhaps because of the dampness and fungous growth in the ...
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This was a great short story that I loved from beginning to end. A perfect way to start off anyone's Halloween reading. We follow a narrator from the 1915s who begins to tell of his and his uncle's obsession with an abandoned house located in Providence, Rhode Island. The narrator and his uncle bec...
If you are looking for a book to read this October, The Shunned House is an excellent choice. I could not have kicked off this month any better."We never - even in our wildest Halloween moods - visited this cellar by night."The Shunned House is a house on Benefit Street where a large number of peopl...
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