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Hypnos: The Complete Lovecraft #35

“…Young with the youth that is outside time, and with beauteous bearded face, curved, smiling lips, Olympian brow, and dense locks waving and poppy-crowned.” As gods go in Lovecraft’s fiction, the Greek god of sleep is probably one of the least … Continue reading

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Azathoth: The Complete lovecraft #33

The novel that never was… About a deity never mentioned in the fragment that remains… Azathoth is arguably the great lost work. If a copy of the complete word exists, it is only in the Library of unwritten books in the castle … Continue reading

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The Quest of Iranon: The Complete Lovecraft#25

Some tales are more interesting in the abstract than in the telling. Sad though that may be, ‘The Quest of Iranon‘ is one such tale. While it’s a pleasant enough read, it does not really have anything that grips you … Continue reading

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Celephais: The Complete Lovecraft #19

Regular readers may have noticed there has been a bit of a lull in Lovecraftian posts for the last couple of months. Indeed the last of these was ‘The Tree‘ way back in early April. There are several reasons for … Continue reading

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The Cats of Ulthar: The complete Lovecraft#17

Cats walk between worlds, the real and the mystical, the mortal and the spiritual, the land of the living and the land of the dead… Least ways this is a recurring theme through fiction and the mythologies of the ancient … Continue reading

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The White Ship: The Complete Lovecraft#11

Mankind seeks utopia, or arguably it should, it often seeks its own destruction instead, and when it finds utopia, it fails to recognise it for what it is and seeks something else. This is the core idea behind H.P.Lovecrafts ‘The … Continue reading

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Polaris : The Complete Lovecraft #6

‘Polaris‘ takes it name from the north star, that single static point in the ballet of the night sky around which all else appears to revolve. The star so beloved of sailor and navigators in general due to its constancy. … Continue reading

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