By H.P. Lovecraft
Introduction by Robert Bloch
Back Cover Text
“THE OLDEST AND STRONGEST EMOTION OF MANKIND IS
FEAR. AND THE OLDEST AND STRONGEST KIND OF FEAR IS FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN.”—H.P.
This is the collection that true fans of horror fiction have been waiting
for: sixteen of H.P. Lovecraft’s most horrifying visions:
THE CALL OF CTHULHU
—The first story in
the infamous Cthulhu mythos—a creature spawned in the stars brings a
menace of unimaginable evil to threaten all Mankind.
THE DUNWICH HORROR
—An evil Man’s desire
to perform an unspeakable ritual leads him in search of the fabled text of
THE COLOUR OUT OF SPACE
—A horror from
the skies—far worse than any nuclear fallout—transforms a man into a
THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH
the depths of the sea, an unspeakable horror engulfs a quiet New England
THE SHADOW OUT OF TIME
masterpiece—the shocking revelation of the mysterious forces that hold
all mankind in their fearsome grip.
Michael Whelan’s cover illustrations, Lovecraft’s
Nightmare Part One and Lovecraft’s Nightmare Part Two, can be seen on the Glass Onion Graphics web site.
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre. By H.P.
Lovecraft, Introduction by Robert Bloch. New York, NY: Ballantine Books; 1982; ISBN 0-345-35080-4;
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