Search Results: "lovecraft"


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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

If you rub up against a mammoth in your sleep, should you scream or just enjoy it? Read full book review >

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H.P. LOVECRAFT by H.P. Lovecraft
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2005

"Black-robed by Library of America, the real King rises from darkness in his homeland. His reputation abroad glows."
A landmark that lifts Lovecraft from pulp to Poe as a master of macabre fantasy and horror, despite Edmund Wilson's infamous destructive essay "Tales of the Marvelous and Ridiculous." Read full book review >

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LOVECRAFT COUNTRY by Matt Ruff
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 16, 2016

"If nothing else, you have to giggle over how this novel's namesake, who held vicious white supremacist opinions, must be doing triple axels in his grave at the way his imagination has been so impudently shaken and stirred."
Some very nice, very smart African-Americans are plunged into netherworlds of malevolent sorcery in the waning days of Jim Crow—as if Jim Crow alone wasn't enough of a curse to begin with. Read full book review >

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CARTER & LOVECRAFT by Jonathan L.  Howard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Fans of the original Lovecraft will have their rewards—Cthulu (spoiler alert) makes an appearance—but this series debut from Howard (Nightclubbing, 2015, etc.) shines brightest when keeping to his characters' easy banter and creepy deaths."
A former cop delves into the supernatural when he's teamed with one of H.P. Lovecraft's descendants to solve a crime. Read full book review >

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TALES OF H.P. LOVECRAFT by Joyce Carol Oates
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"But even without it this attractive volume offers a fine chance to sample Lovecraft's ghoulish pleasures."
A collection of ten prototypical stories by Lovecraft (1890-1937), the influential myth-and monster-maker of Providence, Rhode Island, whose extravagantly gothic tales have spawned and inspired such latterday disciples as Stephen King and Ramsey Campbell. Read full book review >

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TOTALBOOK: CALL OF CTHULHU by H.P. Lovecraft
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: March 3, 2014

"Totally uninspired—a missed opportunity to explore H.P. Lovecraft in even greater depths of interactive madness. (Requires iOS 7 and above.)"
A disappointingly bland and feature-poor rendering of H.P. Lovecraft's classic short story about a great and terrible creature slumbering deep beneath the ocean floor. Read full book review >

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CTHULHU 2000 by H.P. Lovecraft
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 1999

CTHULHU 2000A Lovecraftian AnthologyLovecraft, H.P. Read full book review >

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THE NIGHT OCEAN by Paul La Farge
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 7, 2017

"An effortlessly memorable novel."
A many-layered literary mystery about identity, obsession, and science fiction. Read full book review >

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Released: Aug. 25, 2011

"A twisted, uneasy, satisfying book."
Hamantaschen's collection of short stories plumbs the nature of evil. Read full book review >

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AN EVIL GUEST by Gene Wolfe
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"Pleasantly and improbably weird, in typical deadpan Wolfe fashion."
Fantasy/science fiction/gumshoe noir from the versatile author of Soldier of Sidon (2006, etc.). Read full book review >