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Zombie Stories of H P Lovecraft

H. Lovecraft



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16 September 2015
Horror & ghost stories; Classic horror & ghost stories; Short Stories
A fantastic anthology by the true master of horror fiction. Highly recommended. - Book Nutter's Book Reviews This is an excellent collection of Lovecraft's 'zombie' stories, which serves both as a treat to old fans and a sampler to people who haven't read Lovecraft before. I would highly recommend this collection. - Of Stacks and CupsJoyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, and other experts on horror fiction deem H. P. Lovecraft the master teller of weird tales. These six chilling stories - all published between 1921 and 1933 - offer compelling journeys into the land of the undead.

The collection begins with The Outsider, the tale of a recluse whose overwhelming loneliness emboldens him to seek out human contact. Subsequent stories include Herbert West - Reanimator, written as a satire of Frankenstein and used as the source for a popular horror film; In the Vault, in which an undertaker experiences supernatural revenge; Cool Air, an account of a doctor's fanatical obsession with defying death; and Pickman's Model, focusing on an artist's gallery of nightmares. The Thing on the Doorstep concludes the compilation with the compelling tale of a man whose body is preyed upon by a spirit that refuses to die. Highly recommended. A great way to re-animate Lovecraft's standing as a master of the horror genre. -Looking for a Good Book
By:   H. Lovecraft
Imprint:   Dover
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 203mm,  Width: 127mm,  Spine: 5mm
Weight:   91g
ISBN:   9780486798066
ISBN 10:   0486798062
Pages:   80
Publication Date:   16 September 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

H. P. Lovecraft started his career writing poetry and essays, but turned to fiction in 1917 and found his niche as a writer of horror and the supernatural. Although he wasn't widely read during his lifetime, his reputation - and readership - grew quickly after his death in 1937. Often compared to Edgar Allan Poe, Lovecraft is considered to be one of the most important horror writers of the 20th century.

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