The book of Cthulhu :tales inspired by H.P. Lovecraft

San Francisco, Calif. : Night Shade Books, c2011.

x, 529 p. ; 23 cm.

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The Cthulhu Mythos is one of the 20th century's most singularly recognizable literary creations. Initially created by H. P. Lovecraft and a group of his amorphous contemporaries (the so-called "Lovecraft Circle"), The Cthulhu Mythos story cycle has taken on a convoluted, cyclopean life of its own. Some of the most prodigious writers of the 20th century, and some of the most astounding writers of the 21st century have planted their seeds in this fertile soil. The Book of Cthulhu harvests the weirdest and most corpulent crop of these modern mythos tales. From weird fiction masters to enigmatic rising stars, The Book of Cthulhu demonstrates how Mythos fiction has been a major cultural meme throughout the 20th century, and how this type of story is still salient, and terribly powerful today.

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The book of Cthulhu :tales inspired by H.P. Lovecraft / edited by Ross E. Lockhart.


1st ed.


San Francisco, Calif. : Night Shade Books, c2011.


x, 529 p. ; 23 cm.


Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips),--1890-1937.


Cthulhu (Fictitious character)--Fiction.




Lockhart, Ross E.

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