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Lovecraft Country

Author : Matt Ruff
ISBN : 9781509883363
Genre : Fiction
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Soon to be a new HBO Series from J.J. Abrams, Misha Green and Jordan Peele (Director of Get Out) Chicago, 1954. When his father Montrose goes missing, twenty-two year-old Army veteran Atticus Turner embarks on a road trip to New England to find him, accompanied by his Uncle George – publisher of The Safe Negro Travel Guide – and his childhood friend Letitia. On their journey to the manor of Mr. Braithwhite – heir to the estate that owned one of Atticus’s ancestors – they encounter both mundane terrors of white America and malevolent spirits that seem straight out of the weird tales George devours. At the manor, Atticus discovers his father in chains, held prisoner by a secret cabal named the Order of the Ancient Dawn – led by Samuel Braithwhite and his son Caleb – which has gathered to orchestrate a ritual that shockingly centers on Atticus. And his one hope of salvation may be the seed of his – and the whole Turner clan’s – destruction. A chimerical blend of magic, power, hope, and freedom that stretches across time, touching diverse members of two black families, Matt Ruff's Lovecraft Country is a devastating kaleidoscopic portrait of racism – the terrifying specter that continues to haunt us today.
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H P Lovecraft

Author : H.P. Lovecraft
ISBN : 9781476633039
Genre : Fiction
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This collection of H.P. Lovecraft's most influential works presents several of his most famous stories, a sampling of his poetry and an abridgment of his monograph Supernatural Horror in Literature, with commentary providing background and context. Criticism is included from such scholars as S.T. Joshi and Robert M. Price, along with essays by writers Brad Strickland and T.E.D. Klein, and interviews with Pulitzer-nominated author Richard Monaco (Parsival) and award-winning novelists Cherie Priest (Boneshaker) and Caitlin Kiernan (The Drowning Girl).
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Lovecraft S Book

Author : Richard A. Lupoff
ISBN : 9781473208599
Genre : Fiction
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When unworldly fantasist H.P. Lovecraft was approached by crafty fanatic George Sylvester Viereck to write an American Mein Kampf, the bait was almost irresistible. If Lovecraft would lend his pen and his Anglo-Saxon stock to the fascist cause, Viereck would arrange the publication in proper book form of a volume of his stories, hitherto scattered in pulp magazines. Whilst the famous horror writer had some pretty obnoxious political opinions, his friends didn't really believe he knew what deep waters he was getting himself into. And so began a concerted effort to keep H.P. Lovecraft out of the clutches of the forces of darkness that were to plunge the world into war...
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The Essential Tales Of H P Lovecraft

Author : H. P. Lovecraft
ISBN : 9781631062414
Genre : Fiction
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"The Essential Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects one of the author's most popular novellas, "At the Mountain of Madness," and six of his most famous short stories, including "The Call of Cthulhu," "The Shadow Out of Time," "The Dunwich Horror," "The Colour of Space," "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," and "The Whisperer in the Darkness." These hair-raising tales have inspired generations of authors and filmmakers, including Stephen King, Alan Moore, Guillermo del Toro, and Neil Gaiman. This elegantly designed clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Peter Cannon.
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Adventures In Arkham Country

Author : Hassal
ISBN : 1568820046
Genre : Games
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There is, in the state of Massachusetts, a valley along a river called the Miskatonic. It is shunned by its neighbors, for its towns are the focus of many dark legends. Dream-filled Kingsport, decadent Dunwich, tiny Falcon Point, witch haunted Arkham, and ruined Innsmouth are all spoken of only in whispers lest one be overheard. Few realize that the whispered legends of the Miskatonic Valley hide truths more sinister yet. Within this book you will find five adventures running the length of the Miskatonic Valley. Investigators can visit Arkham, Bolton, Dunwich, Falcon Point, Kingsport, and even the Dreamlands. Ancient temples, degenerate deep ones, strange disappearances, and a murderous sorcerer are just some of the perils travelers will face. This supplement is part of our Lovecraft Country series of gamebooks, which feature background and adventures in Lovecraft's Miskatonic Valley.
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The Children Of Cthulhu

Author : Howard Phillips Lovecraft
ISBN : 0345441087
Genre : Fiction
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Drawn from H.P. Lovecraft's horrifying and eerily prophetic Cthulhu mythos, an anthology of stories features contributions by Poppy Z. Brite, James S. Dorr, Paul Finch, Yvonne Navarro, James Van Pelt, and Michael Reaves.
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Cthulhu Mythos Locations

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230530959
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: R'lyeh, Miskatonic University, Arkham, Severn Valley, Cthulhu Mythos celestial bodies, Dreamlands, Innsmouth, Hyperborean cycle, Carcosa, Dunwich, The Nameless City, Lovecraft Country, Yuggoth, K'n-yan, Underworld, Jerusalem's Lot, Leng, Cykranosh, Celephais, Kingsport, Cimmeria, Lomar, Miskatonic River, Oriab, Dylath-Leen, Sarkomand, Yian, Cerenerian Sea, Serannian, The Enchanted Wood, Y'qaa. Excerpt: The Severn Valley is the setting of several fictional towns and other locations created by horror writer Ramsey Campbell. Part of the Cthulhu Mythos started by H. P. Lovecraft, the fictional milieu is arguably the most detailed mythos setting outside of Lovecraft Country itself. The River Severn is an actual river in southwestern England. Campbell's stories mention various real-world locales, including the Cotswold Hills, Berkeley, and the A38 road. These references place "Campbell Country" in the southern part of Gloucestershire, roughly between the cities of Gloucester and Bristol. This area is more correctly referred to as the Vale of Berkeley or the Severn Estuary; the real-world Severn Valley refers to an area around fifty miles (80 km) further north. Campbell invented his locales when, as a 15-year-old Lovecraft fan, he submitted Lovecraftian pastiches, set in Lovecraft's New England, to Arkham House's August Derleth. "Derleth told me to abandon my attempts to set my work in Massachusetts," Campbell wrote in the introduction to his collection Cold Print, and he accordingly rewrote his stories with an English setting. His short story "The Tomb-Herd," for example, was originally set in Lovecraft's Kingsport, Massachusetts. It was transposed to the Cotswold town of Temphill when it appeared as "The Church in High Street," Campbell's first published story, in the 1962 Arkham House anthology Dark Mind, Dark Heart....

H P Lovecraft S Kingsport

Author : Kevin Ross
ISBN : 1568821670
Genre : Games
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KINGSPORT is a coastal town located a morning's stroll from Arkham. Draped in mists and fog, it is home to artists and fishermen, sailors and dreamers. Here dreams and reality mingle to an unsettling degree.Some find solace in such dreams; others find only terror and death. Charles Baxter's dreams drove him to despair. He took his own life, throwing himself into the sea. The only clues to his demise: a water-soaked collection of poems.Horrors exist in the real world of Kingsport as well, remnants of an ancient witch-cult that once infested the town. Unspeakable things crawl through their burrows beneath Central Hill and lurk in the fog off Jersey Reef, preying on fishermen and unsuspecting tourists alike.Kingsport's soothing atmosphere and beautiful setting beckons to vacationers. Its perch on the brink of the dream-world inspires artists. Investigators come to Kingsport to find understanding of the dark realms of the Cthulhu Mythos.H.P. Lovecraft's KINGSPORT describes this fabled Massachusetts town in meticulous detail-its important personalities, buildings, history, and its weird people and places. This book also features a fold-out players' map of the town, a tourist brochure describing places of interest, and three adventures with player aids for added realism and enjoyment.Includes the H.P. Lovecraft short story "The Strange High House In The Mist" (1931)New LayoutFully compatible with both Call of Cthulhu from Chaosium Inc. and Call of Cthulhu d20.Part of our expanding 1920's Lovecraft Country line.This book contains material previously published as Kingsport: City in the Mists (1991), long out of print.For more information contact Dustin Wright mailto:[email protected]
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Bloodcurdling Tales Of Horror And The Macabre The Best Of H P Lovecraft

Author : H. P. Lovecraft
ISBN : 9780345463296
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“H.P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century’s greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.”—Stephen King “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 This is the collection that true fans of horror fiction must have: sixteen of H.P. Lovecraft’s most horrifying visions, including: The Call of Cthulu: The first story in the infamous Cthulhu mythos—a creature spawned in the stars brings a menace of unimaginable evil to threaten all mankind. The Dunwich Horror: An evil man’s desire to perform an unspeakable ritual leads him in search of the fabled text of The Necronomicon. The Colour Out of Space: A horror from the skies—far worse than any nuclear fallout—transforms a man into a monster. The Shadow Over Innsmouth: Rising from the depths of the sea, an unspeakable horror engulfs a quiet New England town. Plus twelve more terrifying tales!
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