This volume will introduce a whole new generation of readers to his unforgettable fiction. H.P Lovecraft's tales of the tentacled Elder God Cthulhu and his pantheon of unpronounceable fellow gods were written mainly for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and '30s. These astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction and cosmic horror, the idea that those who delve into incomprehensible secrets and try raising the gods, risk not just their lives, but their sanity. Gathered together in this handsome leather-look tome are all H.P Lovecraft's tales of terror, including the complete Cthulhu Mythos cycle, in their original, unedited forms.
Acclaimed horror authors Stephen King, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Brian Lumley, Simon Clark, Robert Price and many, many more, all cite Howard Philips Lovecraft as 'The Father of Modern Horror'. His works have a palpable dread that easily claw through the psyche, invoking powerful cyclopean imagery and whisperings of strange and incomprehensible terrors. 'Necronomicon' contains his most infamous and essential writings, and coupled with the companion book 'Eldritch Tales', comprise Lovecraft's complete works. Own them today to see where true horror began. Reviewed by 19aw
One of the Seminal horror writers of the 1900's H.P. Lovecraft has become one of the funding fathers of modern horror, influencing the style of many of the great modern Writers including the like of Stephen King, Clive Barker And Neil Gaiman. In this First volume of of his collected short stories, The Necronomicon contains some of his most terrifying tales, including the origin of cult icon Cthulhu. Guaranteed to unerve and unhinge, lovecraft's spine chilling tales of the occult and the inexplicable with linger long after the final page. Reviewed by 08lc