The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories

The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

A definitive edition of stories by the master of supernatural fiction Howard Phillips Lovecraft's unique contribution to American literature was a melding of traditional supernaturalism (derived chiefly from Edgar Allan Poe) with the genre of science fiction that emerged in the early 1920s. This Penguin Classics edition brings together a dozen of the master's tales-from his early short stories "Under the Pyramids" (originally ghostwritten for Harry Houdini) and "The Music of Erich Zann" (which Lovecraft ranked second among his own favorites) through his more fully developed works, "The Dunwich Horror," The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, and At the Mountains of Madness. ** The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories* * presents the definitive corrected texts of these works, along with Lovecraft critic and biographer S. T. Joshi's illuminating introduction and notes to each story. Contains the following tales: - The Tomb - Beyond the Wall of Sleep - The White Ship - The Temple - The Quest of Iranon - The Music of Erich Zann - Imprisoned with the Pharaohs aka Under the Pyramids - Pickman's Model - The Case of Charles Dexter Ward - The Dunwich Horror - At the Mountains of Madness - The Thing on the Doorstep
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The Complete Works of H.P. Lovecraft

The Complete Works of H.P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

The weird fiction short stories of H.P. Lovecraft from 1917-1935. Excludes collaborations. The eBook’s table of contents is listed below. It includes the year each story was written. The Tomb (1917) Dagon (1917) Polaris (1918) Beyond the Wall of Sleep (1919) Memory (1919) Old Bugs (1919) The Transition of Juan Romero (1919) The White Ship (1919) The Doom That Came to Sarnath (1919) The Statement of Randolph Carter (1919) The Terrible Old Man (1920) The Tree (1920) The Cats of Ulthar (1920) The Temple (1920) Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family (1920) The Street (1920) Celephaïs (1920) From Beyond (1920) Nyarlathotep (1920) The Picture in the House (1920) Ex Oblivione (1921) The Nameless City (1921) The Quest of Iranon (1921) The Moon-Bog (1921) The Outsider (1921) The Other Gods (1921) The Music of Erich Zann (1921) Herbert West — Reanimator (1922) Hypnos (1922) What the Moon Brings (1922) Azathoth (1922) The Hound (1922) The Lurking Fear (1922) The Rats in the Walls (1923) The Unnamable (1923) The Festival (1923) The Shunned House (1924) The Horror at Red Hook (1925) He (1925) In the Vault (1925) The Descendant (1926) Cool Air (1926) The Call of Cthulhu (1926) Pickman’s Model (1926) The Silver Key (1926) The Strange High House in the Mist (1926) The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (1927) The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (1927) The Colour Out of Space (1927) The Very Old Folk (1927) The Thing in the Moonlight (1927) The History of the Necronomicon (1927) Ibid (1928) The Dunwich Horror (1928) The Whisperer in Darkness (1930) At the Mountains of Madness (1931) The Shadow Over Innsmouth (1931) The Dreams in the Witch House (1932) The Thing on the Doorstep (1933) The Evil Clergyman (1933) The Book (1933) The Shadow out of Time (1934) The Haunter of the Dark (1935)
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Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales

Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

Originally written for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and 1930s, H. P. Lovecraft's astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmology that are as powerful today as they were when first published. This tome presents original versions of many of his most harrowing stories, including the complete Cthulhu Mythos cycle, in order of publication.
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Other Gods and More Unearthly Tales

Other Gods and More Unearthly Tales

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

Collected in this volume are spine-tingling tales showing us that below the ground and at the top of mountain peaks lurk nameless gods and ghouls, powerful and horrific. In cemeteries and desert wastes and swampy bogs, the evidence of past civilizations remains waiting to be uncovered, ominously portending mankind s own inglorious future conclusion. Even more disconcerting in H. P. Lovecraft s fictional world is that one need not even leave home to come face-to-face with the cataclysmic revelation of man s insignificance. Monsters not only skulk in underground crypts and exotic foreign lands, but swarm all around us, just out of sight.Among the creepy tales included in this volume are He, The Moon-Bog, The Other Gods, Polaris. "
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The Shadow Out of Time

The Shadow Out of Time

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

Voted one of the top ten Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2001 by *Cinescape Magazine.* "The Shadow out of Time" is H. P. Lovecraft's last major story. It was first published in Astounding Stories for June 1936. And yet, this text has never been published as Lovecraft wrote it--until now. The recent discovery of Lovecraft's handwritten manuscript allows readers to appreciate this magnificently cosmic story exactly as originally written. All previous editions of the story contain hundreds of serious errors, including errors in paragraphing, omissions and mistranscriptions of many words and passages, and erroneous punctuation. Leading Lovecraft scholars S. T. Joshi and David E. Schultz have provided an exhaustive introduction and commentary on the story, elucidating names, places and other elements in this richly evocative story. A must for all devotees of Lovecraft and weird fiction!
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Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror

Waking Up Screaming: Haunting Tales of Terror

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

*“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” –H. P. LOVECRAFT Welcome to the world of H. P. Lovecraft, the undisputed master of terror. His work has inspired countless nightmares, and this collection of some of his most chilling stories is likely to inspire even more. Cool Air–An icy apartment hides secrets no man dares unlock. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward–Ward delves into the black arts and resurrects the darkest evil from beyond the grave. The Terrible Old Man–The intruders seek a fortune but find only death. Herbert West–Reanimator–Mad experiments yield hideous results in this bloodcurdling tale, the inspiration for the cult film Re-Animator. The Shadow Over Innsmouth–A small fishing town’s population is obscenely corrupted by a race of fiendish undersea creatures. The Lurking Fear–An upstate New York clan degenerates into thunder-crazed mole like creatures with a taste for human flesh. PLUS TEN OTHER SPINE-TINGLING TALES From the Paperback edition.
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Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre

Eldritch Tales: A Miscellany of the Macabre

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

Following the phenomenal success of Necronomicon, its companion volume brings together Lovecraft’s remaining major stories plus his weird poetry, a number of obscure revisions, and some notable nonfiction, including the seminal critical essay Supernatural Horror in Literature Gathering together in chronological order the rest of Lovecraft's rarely seen but extraordinary short fiction, this collection includes the entirety of the long-out-of-print collection of 36 sonnets "Fungi from Yoggoth." Howard Phillips Lovecraft died at the age of 47, but in his short life he turned out dozens of stories which changed the face of horror. His extraordinary imagination spawned both the Elder God Cthulhu and his eldritch cohorts, and the strangely compelling town of Innsmouth, all of which feature within these pages. Stephen Jones, one of the world's foremost editors of dark fiction, will complete the Lovecraft story in his extensive afterword, and award-winning artist Les Edwards will provide numerous illustrations for this must-have collection.
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The Dunwich Horror

The Dunwich Horror

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

Deadly forces are about to be awakened �In the degenerate, unliked backwater of Dunwich, Wilbur Whately, a most unusual child, is born. Of unnatural parentage, he grows at an uncanny pace to an unsettling height, but the boy�s arrival simply precedes that of a true horror: one of the Old Ones, that forces the people of the town to hole up by night, fearful for their lives, by day able only to trace the wreckage wrought by the gigantic, unseen monster.In this and other tales of the macabre, H. P. Lovecraft weaves unearthly fantasies of creatures beyond conception � existing between the spaces of the dimensions we know.
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Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft: Dreams of Terror and Death

Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft: Dreams of Terror and Death

H. P. Lovecraft

Horror / Weird Fiction / Short Stories

This volume collects, for the first time, the entire Dream Cycle created by H. P. Lovecraft, the master of twentieth-century horror, including some of his most fantastic tales:THE DOOM THAT CAME TO SARNATH--Hate, genocide, and a deadly curse.THE NAMELESS CITY--Death lies beneath the shifting sands, in a story linking the Dream Cycle with the legendary Cthulhu Mythos.THE CATS OF ULTHAR--In Ulthar, no man may kill a cat...and woe unto any who tries.THE DREAM QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADATH--The epic nightmare adventure with tendrils stretching throughout the entire Dream Cycle.AND TWENTY MORE TALES OF SURREAL TERROR
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