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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 Terrible Old Man: The complete Lovecraft#16

Among other things, I am a bit of an aficionado of the ‘Future Shock’. For those that have never heard of them, they are short one-off stories in the British comic 2000AD, generally written by new up and coming writers, … Continue reading

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Beyond the Walls of Sleep(movie): The Complete Lovecraft #15

In a slight detour from the written word,┬áI am going to look beyond Lovecraft’s stories to someone else’s┬áinterpretation of one of them. If you remember back to my review of ‘Beyond the walls of sleep‘ you will remember that a … Continue reading

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The Statement of Randolph Carter: The Complete Lovecraft #14

This is one of those tales you come across in Lovecraft’s mythos that leaves you with no more than a half-hearted um… It’s just simple and straightforward without any real depth to it. A run of the mill tale that … Continue reading

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The Doom That Came To Sarnath: the complete Lovecraft#13

Thirteen is an ominous number on occasion. This being the thirteenth post, it is perhaps appropriate that it is ‘The Doom That Came To Sarnath’. For more reasons than one. As the subject is an impending doom befalling a city, … Continue reading

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The Street: The Complete Lovecraft#12

The first time I read this story I was left feeling a little uneasy, and not sure why. If I had read it in the past, it escapes my memory, so it was one I came to fresh for this … Continue reading

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