The Shadow over Innsmouth

The Shadow over Innsmouth

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by H. P. Lovecraft
     
 

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During the winter of 1927-28 officials of the Federal government made a strange and secret investigation of certain conditions in the ancient Massachusetts seaport of Innsmouth. The public first learned of it in February, when a vast series of raids and arrests occurred, followed by the deliberate burning and dynamiting-under suitable precautions-of an enormous number

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During the winter of 1927-28 officials of the Federal government made a strange and secret investigation of certain conditions in the ancient Massachusetts seaport of Innsmouth. The public first learned of it in February, when a vast series of raids and arrests occurred, followed by the deliberate burning and dynamiting-under suitable precautions-of an enormous number of crumbling, worm-eaten, and supposedly empty houses along the abandoned waterfront. Uninquiring souls let this occurrence pass as one of the major clashes in a spasmodic war on liquor. Keener news-followers, however, wondered at the prodigious number of arrests, the abnormally large force of men used in making them, and the secrecy surrounding the disposal of the prisoners. No trials, or even definite charges were reported; nor were any of the captives seen thereafter in the regular gaols of the nation. The truth, however, could drive a man mad.

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ISBN-13:
9781494769178
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/23/2013
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.12(d)

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Shadow over Innsmouth 4.5 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 2 reviews.
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First exposure bto Lovecraft but it was good enough