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  • Published: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9780099528487
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $19.99

The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales




An introduction to the weird and unsettling world of H.P. Lovecraft, master of horror and pioneer of 'weird fiction'


An introduction to the weird and unsettling world of H.P. Lovecraft, master and pioneer of horror.

Between these pages you will find things that lurk, things that scurry in the walls, things that move unseen, things that have learnt to walk that ought to crawl, unfathomable blackness, unconquerable evil, inhuman impulses, abnormal bodies, ancient rites, nameless lands best left undiscovered, thoughts best left unspoken, doors best left closed, names best forgotten.

You have been warned.

  • Published: 1 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9780099528487
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $19.99

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Praise for The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales

The twentieth century horror story's dark and baroque prince

Stephen King

Dark, weird tales about tentacled beasts, ancient artifacts that ooze unidentifiable slime and baby-eating cultists eager to bring about the end of the world

New York Times

The founding father of what has become known as "weird fiction''...Lovecraft has nothing in common with Anita Brookner

Daily Telegraph

Lovecraft found a voice that was profoundly his own -- and brought horror into the 20th century. His best stories sent the gothic into collision with science fiction and offered a bleak vision of a world whose thin veneer of civilization was being stripped away by an implacable zeal for knowledge

Washington Post