Stacking the Shelves: Week of August 21

stacking the shelves

Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews
The object of this meme is to share the books you’ve borrowed or bought throughout the week.


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The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft
Genre: Classic Horror

Back Cover Description: A definitive collection of stories from the unrivaled master of twentieth-century horror in a Penguin Classics Deluxe edition with cover art by Travis Louie.

Frequently imitated and widely influential, Howard Philips Lovecraft reinvented the horror genre in the 1920s, discarding ghosts and witches and instead envisioning mankind as a tiny outpost of dwindling sanity in a chaotic and malevolent universe. S. T. Joshi, Lovecraft’s preeminent interpreter, presents a selection of the master’s fiction, from the early tales of nightmares and madness such as “The Outsider” to the overpowering cosmic terror of “The Call of Cthulhu.” More than just a collection of terrifying tales, this volume reveals the development of Lovecraft’s mesmerizing narrative style and establishes him as a canonical- and visionary-American writer.

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13 thoughts on “Stacking the Shelves: Week of August 21

  1. While I don’t always love his stuff I do love the concept of elder beings and the insignificance of humankind, and how our sanity can be threatened by these great secrets. Fun stuff! Enjoy.

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