The Call of Cthulhu

The Call of Cthulhu

Author:   H. P. Lovecraft
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN:  

9780241260777


Pages:   512
Publication Date:   26 May 2016
Format:   Paperback
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This collection includes a selection of H. P. Lovecraft's finest chilling tales. Lovecraft's most famous monster is Cthulu, a gargantuan beast which has been lying dormant for millions of years but rises up and forces mankind to recognise its fundamental ignorance, powerlessness and insignificance. Lovecraft is an accomplished master of suspense, releasing information slowly and deliberately through fragmented first-person accounts so that the full impact of the awful truth is reserved until the end. Each of these stories masterfully plays with our fears and conjures up a mounting sense of horror, paranoia and dread.

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Author:   H. P. Lovecraft
Publisher:   Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:   Penguin Classics
Dimensions:   Width: 12.80cm , Height: 2.40cm , Length: 18.10cm
Weight:   0.276kg
ISBN:  

9780241260777


ISBN 10:   0241260779
Pages:   512
Publication Date:   26 May 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock at warehouse   Availability explained
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Born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1890, Lovecraft was self-educated and lived in his birthplace all his life, working as a freelance writer, journalist, and ghostwriter. His best work - including some sixty or so short stories - was published from 1923 onwards in the pulp magazine Weird Tales. He died in 1937, in poverty and virtually unknown; today he is recognised as one of the great masters of horror fiction.

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