The Other Gods and More Unearthly Tales (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Other Gods and More Unearthly Tales (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by H. P. Lovecraft
     
 

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 

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

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 

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.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411466319
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
794 KB

Meet the Author


Howard Phillips Lovecraft was born on August 20, 1890, in Providence, Rhode Island.  When Lovecraft was three, his father was admitted to an insane asylum, and by the time he was eight he suffered his own “near-breakdown.”  The year before that, he had begun writing short horror tales.

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