Edited by S.T. Joshi
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In the 1920s and ’30s, H.P. Lovecraft pioneered a new type of weird fiction that fused
elements of supernatural horror with the concepts of visionary science fiction.
Lovecraft’s tales of cosmic horror revolutionized modern horror fiction and earned him the
reputation of the most influential American writer of weird tales since Edgar Allan Poe.
This omnibus collects for the first time in a single volume all of
Lovecraft’s groundbreaking fiction: “The Call of Cthulhu,” “The Dreams
in the Witch House,” “The Haunter of the Dark,” “At the Mountains of
Madness,” “The Shadow out of Time,” “The Shadow over Innsmouth,”
the full-length novels The Case of Charles Dexter Ward and The Dream Quest of Unknown
Kadath, and many others.
H.P. Lovecraft: The Fiction is part of Barnes & Noble’s Library
of Essential Writers. Each title in the series presents the finest works—complete and
unabridged—from one of the greatest writers in literature in magnificent, elegantly
designed hardback editions. Every volume also includes an original introduction that provides
the reader with enlightening information on the writer’s life and works.
Errata and Other Editions
Note that the hardcover edition contains numerous errors. Martin Andersson has kindly provided
an errata list for that volume. This book is also available
in a leatherbound edition, though its first edition contains the same
errors as the hardcover edition. The second leatherbound edition has been corrected using this
H.P. Lovecraft: The Fiction. By H.P. Lovecraft, with an Introduction by S.T. Joshi. New
York, NY: Barnes & Noble, Inc.; 2008; ISBN 978-1-4351-0793-9; hardcover, 1120 pages.
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