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Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories

H. P. Lovecraft



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01 October 2001
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Horror & ghost stories; Cthulhu / Lovecraftian; Penguin Black Classics
Twelve chilling tales from the unrivalled master of the fantastic and the macabre.

Howard Phillips Lovecraft's unique contribution to American literature was a melding of traditional supernaturalism with the emerging genre of science fiction in the 1920's. This new Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics edition brings together a dozen of the Master's tales - from his early short stories 'Under the Pyramids' (originally ghost written for Harry Houdini) and 'The Music of Erich Zann' through his more fully developed works 'The Dunwich Horror', The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, and At the Mountains of Madness.

The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories presents the definitive corrected texts of the work, along with Lovecraft critic and biographer S. T. Joshi's illuminating introduction and his notes to each story.
By:   H. P. Lovecraft
Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   310g
ISBN:   9780142180037
ISBN 10:   0142180033
Publication Date:   01 October 2001
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories

Praise for Penguin Horror Classics: The new Penguin Horror editions, selected by Guillermo del Toro, feature some of the best art-direction (by Paul Buckley) I've seen in a cover in quite some time. - Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing Each cover does a pretty spectacular job of evoking the mood of the title in bold, screenprint-style iconography. - Dan Solomon, Fast Company

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