By H.P. Lovecraft
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One of the most influential practitioners of American horror,
H.P. Lovecraft inspired the work of Stephen King, Anne Rice, Clive Barker,
and many more. As he perfected his mastery of the macabre, his works
developed from seminal fragments into acknowledged masterpieces of terror.
This volume traces his chilling career and includes:
IMPRISONED WITH THE PHARAOHS – Harry
Houdini seeks to reveal the demons that inhabit the Egyptian night.
AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS – An
unsuspecting expedition uncovers a city of untold terror, buried beneath
an Antarctic wasteland.
Plus, for the first time in any Del Rey
HERBERT WEST – REANIMATOR – Mad
experiments yield hideous results in this, the inspiration for the cult
COOL AIR – An icy apartment hides secrets
no man dares unlock.
THE TERRIBLE OLD MAN – The intruders seek
a fortune but find only death!
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The Transition of H.P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness. By H.P. Lovecraft. New York, NY:
Ballantine Books; 1996; ISBN 0-345-38422-9; Paperback.
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