New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird [NOOK Book]

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For more than eighty years H.P. Lovecraft has inspired writers of supernatural fiction, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and gaming. His themes of cosmic indifference, the utter insignificance of humankind, minds invaded by the alien, and the horrors of history — written with a pervasive atmosphere of unexplainable dread — remain not only viable motifs, but are more relevant than ever as we explore the mysteries of a universe in which our planet...
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Overview

For more than eighty years H.P. Lovecraft has inspired writers of supernatural fiction, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and gaming. His themes of cosmic indifference, the utter insignificance of humankind, minds invaded by the alien, and the horrors of history — written with a pervasive atmosphere of unexplainable dread — remain not only viable motifs, but are more relevant than ever as we explore the mysteries of a universe in which our planet is infinitesimal and climatic change is overwhelming it.

In the first decade of the twenty-first century the best supernatural writers no longer imitate Lovecraft, but they are profoundly influenced by the genre and the mythos he created. New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird presents some of the best of this new Lovecraftian fiction — bizarre, subtle, atmospheric, metaphysical, psychological, filled with strange creatures and stranger characters — eldritch, unsettling, evocative, and darkly appealing.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013583207
  • Publisher: Prime Books
  • Publication date: 11/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 254,394
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    These writers effectively keep to the Lovecraftian universe, while bringing their unique voices to the strange stories within. Love it!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2013

    Awesome set of authors

    Definitely the anthology to buy.

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