At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness

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by H. P. Lovecraft
     
 

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A feature story of Lovecraft's celebrated Cthulhu Mythos, "At the Mountains of Madness" is the story of an expedition deep into the barren wastes of Antarctica, where a discovery so horrific and impossible is made that the survivors dare not report the truth until they must to save the lives of another expedition.  See more details below

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A feature story of Lovecraft's celebrated Cthulhu Mythos, "At the Mountains of Madness" is the story of an expedition deep into the barren wastes of Antarctica, where a discovery so horrific and impossible is made that the survivors dare not report the truth until they must to save the lives of another expedition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781926801063
Publisher:
Prohyptikon Publishing
Publication date:
08/29/2010
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.27(d)

Meet the Author

Howard Phillips Lovecraft, August 1890 - March 1937, was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works ofhorror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Lovecraft was born inProvidence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life.

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At the Mountains of Madness 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The tale tkes some time to get going,but after about a quater way into the book, the story really takes off and becomes intresting. Do not be turned away if you dont undrstand al tpthe science jargon the first twenty pages. By page twenty five the book will shift from scientific dscovries an descriptions of wonderment to a more eerie and sinister atmosphere.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the material, but the voice performer is terrible.  Nearly every sentence ends with the exact same inflection and it takes you out of the experience every couple seconds.  It's a tragedy, because the immersive horror of the material would so easily otherwise suck you into the story.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Perhaps I misunderstood, but my Nook Color does not display any of the illustrations mentioned in the description. This book displays simple text and nothing else. Considering you can get the complete works of H.P. Lovecraft in other Nook editions for less, this book is quite expensive for what it is
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yes, the first part has a ton of scientific wording. But if you just tryto remember the narrator is usually talking about layers of rock that show different stages of Earth's history; you should do well. I was so fascinated, I read it all in one night!
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I think this book so far where im at is good for sciencety ppl. Because it talks about cephlapodsand usesall these gigantic science vocabulary only i knoe a few words. But itskinda interesting too
Michael Vangelatos More than 1 year ago
this is an awesome book