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Few horror stories are as chilling as the ones written by Victorian writers. This collection of eight enduring stories, some well-known, others less familiar, carry you to all corners of the world where terrors lurk. Featuring work by H.P. Lovecraft, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Edgar Allan Poe and Vernon Lee, experience the skin-crawling undead, a pestilence that leaves no one unaffected, imagined horrors that emerge from disturbed minds and others that require no imagination at all...Show more
Two Tales From H.P. Lovecraft includes the American horror writer's short stories, "The Cats of Ulthar," of how a law forbidding the killing of cats came to be in a town called Ulthar, and "The Terrible Old Man," notable as the first story to make use of Lovecraft's fictional New England town of Kingsport. Both were written in 1920.Show more
Thirteen short stories by H.P. Lovecraft, all unabridged. They are:The Picture in the HouseThe AlchemistThe Cats of UltharDagonThe Beast in the CaveThe White ShipNyarlathotepThe Shunned HouseThe TombBeyond the Wall of SleepThe Crawling ChaosThe Terrible Old ManThe StreetShow more
Basil Elton is a lighthouse keeper prone to fantasies - especially one recurring fantasy of a man in white robes on a white ship that only appears on a full moon. During this fantasy, Elton goes with the man on his ship, following an azure bird. Despite the man's warnings that no man has ever returned from one of these realms, Elton asks that he take him to legendary land of hope: Cathuria. Their journey takes them to the end of the world, and instead of toppling over the side and dying Elton wakes up on the rocks of his lighthouse next to the first shipwreck in his time as lightkeeper.Show more
Unlike many of Lovecraft's stories, this story takes place in Greece, and more importantly on a mountain that was supposedly watched over by Pan. Kalos and Musides, two friends, live here and when Kalos falls ill and dies, Musides decides to use his sculpting powers to use. He erects a great monument to Kalos over his tomb, but an oak tree decides to overtake it, shaping into what looks like a deformed and monstrous human figure. Musides' fears about the tree sapping the vital force from his friend's grave are finally struct down by lightning - and with it the whole monument.Show more
"The Tomb" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. "The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." - H.P. Lovecraft "The Tomb" tells of Jervas Dudley, a self-confessed day-dreamer. While still a child, he discovers the entrance to a mausoleum but when he is an adult this mausoleum and the day-dreamer's state of being may cause madness to him.Show more
The tomb is the story of Jervas, a little boy whose whole life begins to revolve around the tomb of the Hyde family. A childhood spent sneaking out to sleep beside the tomb eventually turns into a young adulthood of sleeping in a tomb with his name on it. After a stormy night and afterheading for the tomb, he turns back and sees that the Hyde Mansion, which had been burnt down in previous years, aglow with splendor. Once Jervas went inside, the spectral mansion sets ablaze and his vision is broken by his father. Jervas comes to find out that he had never been inside the tomb at all - the lock was rusted shut.Show more
Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937), who wrote as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American author of horror fiction who achieved posthumous fame as one of the most influential writers of his day. "The Terrible Old Man" is the gruesome story of three robbers who set out to steal from a mysterious and reclusive retired sea captain who has a circle of strange stones in his garden and conducts even stranger rituals in his house.Show more
A lot happens in this very short story by H.P. Lovecraft, but it begins as the title might lend itself to imagine - with a terrible old man. As three thieves find out about this old man's treasures, they decide to visit with the man with the intent to steal his riches. Their plan goes horriblywrong when one of the three hears screaming from the getaway car. When he enters the house, he finds the hideous, yellow-eyed man staring evilly at him, waiting to usher in his doom.Show more
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