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The Alchemist
The Alchemist by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Alchemist" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1908, when Lovecraft was 17 or 18, and first published in the November 1916 issue of the United Amateur.The story is recounted by the protagonist, Antoine C-, in the first person. Hundreds of years ago, Antoine's noble ancestor was... >>Download<<
Necronomicon In German
Necronomicon In German by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Necronomicon - First mentioned in Lovecraft's 1924 short story "The Hound", written in 1922, though its purported author, the "Mad Arab" Abdul Alhazred, had been quoted a year earlier in Lovecraft's "The Nameless City". Among other things, the work contains an account of the Old Ones, their... >>Download<<
History Of The Necronomicon by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
In 1927, Lovecraft wrote a brief pseudo-history of the Necronomicon that was published in 1938, after his death, as A History of The Necronomicon. This work allowed subsequent fiction writers to remain consistent with Lovecraft's treatment of the Necronomicon. According to this account, the book... >>Download<<
History Of The Necronomicon
At the Mountains of Madness by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
At the Mountains of Madness is a novella by horror writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in February/March 1931 and originally serialized in the February, March and April 1936 issues of Astounding Stories. It has been reproduced in numerous collections since Lovecraft's death.Lovecraft scholar S. T.... >>Download<<
At the Mountains of Madness
Poetry of the Gods
Poetry of the Gods by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The following entries include the first publication of this work and any publications currently in print. * The United Amateur, 20, No. 1 (September 1920), 1-4. * The Tomb and Other Tales. New York: Ballantine Books, 1970, 157-64. * Dagon and Other Macabre Tales. Ed. S.T. Joshi. Sauk City,... >>Download<<
The Call of Cthulhu
The Call of Cthulhu by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Call of Cthulhu" is one of H. P. Lovecraft's best-known short stories. Written in the summer of 1926, it was first published in Weird Tales, February 1928. It is the only story written by Lovecraft in which the extraterrestrial entity Cthulhu himself makes a major appearance.It is written in a... >>Download<<
The Crawling Chaos by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The Crawling Chaos is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Winifred V. Jackson (aka Elizabeth Berkeley), first published April 1921 in the United Cooperative.The story begins with the narrator describing the effects of opium and the fantastical vistas it can inspire. The narrator then tells of his... >>Download<<
The Crawling Chaos
The Book by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Book" is an unfinished short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, believed to have been written in late 1933. It was first published in the journal Leaves in 1938, after Lovecraft's death.In the story fragment, the narrator is given an ancient book by a strange bookseller,... >>Download<<
The Book
Cults Of Cthulhu
Cults Of Cthulhu by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Cthulhu represents the Abyss of the subconscious or dreaming mind, and astrologically by the sign of Scorpio. Ceremonially, he is referred to the West (Amenta, or the Place of the Dead in ancient Egyptian religion), and geographically, to the site of R'lyeh in the South Pacific (the exact... >>Download<<
The Allowable Rhyme
The Allowable Rhyme by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Lovecraft's article "The Allowable Rhyme" -- suggesting that the rules of versification were even stricter now than when Alexander Pope could rhyme "shy" with "company" and "join" with "line." The poetical tendency of the present and of the preceding century has been divided in a manner singularly... >>Download<<
Dreams in the Witch House by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Walter Gilman, a student of mathematics and folklore at Miskatonic University, takes a room in the Witch House, a house in Arkham thought to be accursed. The first part of the story is an account of the history of the house, which has once harboured Keziah Mason, an accused witch who disappeared... >>Download<<
Dreams in the Witch House
The Other Gods by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Other Gods" is a short story written by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft on August 14, 1921.[1] It was first published in the November 1933 issue of The Fantasy Fan.Barzai the Wise, a high priest and prophet greatly learned in the lore of the "gods of earth", or Great Ones, attempts to... >>Download<<
The Other Gods
Beyond the Wall of Sleep
Beyond the Wall of Sleep by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Beyond the Wall of Sleep" is a short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft written in 1919 and first published in the amateur publication Pine Cones in October 1919.Lovecraft said the story was inspired by an April 27, 1919 article in the New York Tribune. Reporting on the New York state... >>Download<<
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward has long been one of my favorite books. Charles Ward is an intellectual young recluse steeped in antiquarianism (much as Lovecraft himself was) who discovers horrible secrets about a distant ancestor, one consciously expunged from public records and histories at the... >>Download<<
The Curse of Yig by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Curse of Yig" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop in which Yig, "The Father of Serpents", is first introduced. Bishop supplied the story idea and some notes, paying Lovecraft to flesh it out in 1928. It could be said the tale was "ghost-written" however, others class it... >>Download<<
The Curse of Yig
Historia Del Necronomicon In Spanish by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Este texto digital es de caracter didactico y solo puede ser utilizado dentro del nucleo familiar, en establecimientos educacionales, de beneficencia u otras instituciones similares, y siempre que esta utilizacion se efectue sin animo de lucro. Cualquier otra utilizacion de este texto digital para... >>Download<<
Historia Del Necronomicon In Spanish
Herbert West Reanimator
Herbert West Reanimator by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Herbert West--Reanimator" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was written between October 1921 and June 1922. It was first serialized in February through July 1922 in the amateur publication Home Brew. The story was the basis of the 1985 horror film Re-Animator... >>Download<<
Through the Gates of the Silver Key
Through the Gates of the Silver Key by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Through the Gates of the Silver Key" is a short story co-written by H. P. Lovecraft and E. Hoffmann Price between October 1932 and April 1933. A sequel to Lovecraft's "The Silver Key", and part of a sequence of stories focusing on Randolph Carter it was first published in the July 1934 issue of... >>Download<<
In the Walls of Eryx by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"In the Walls of Eryx" is a short story by the pulp fiction author H. P. Lovecraft and Kenneth J. Sterling, written in January 1936 and first published in Weird Tales magazine in October 1939. It is unusual among Lovecraft's work as a standard science fiction story involving space exploration in... >>Download<<
In the Walls of Eryx
The Nameless City by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Nameless City" is a horror story written by H. P. Lovecraft in January 1921 and first published in the November 1921 issue of the amateur press journal The Wolverine. It is often considered the first Cthulhu Mythos story.Lovecraft said that the story was based on a dream, which was in turn... >>Download<<
The Nameless City
Out of the Aeons
Out of the Aeons by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Out of the Aeons" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Hazel Heald. It focuses around a Boston museum that has found an ancient mummy from a past-sunken island to be put on display.The story is told from the point of view of the curator of the Cabot Museum in Boston. In 1879, a freighter... >>Download<<
The Cats of Ulthar
The Cats of Ulthar by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Cats of Ulthar" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. It belongs in the Dream Cycle series of tales and reads much like a fairy tale, explaining Ulthar's unusual law that "no man may kill a cat".It was written June 15, 1920, and first published in the November 1920 issue of the amateur press... >>Download<<
The Colour Out of Space by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Colour Out of Space" is a first-person narrative written from the perspective of an unnamed surveyor from Boston. In order to prepare for the construction of a new reservoir in Massachusetts, he surveys a rural area that is to be flooded near Lovecraft's fictional town of Arkham. He comes... >>Download<<
The Colour Out of Space
The Tree by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Tree" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1920 and first published in the October 1921. This story came early in Lovecraft's writing career, and is generally considered to be within his "Macabre" phase. Lovecraft's inspiration for the story likely... >>Download<<
The Tree
Imprisoned with the Pharaohs
Imprisoned with the Pharaohs by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Under the Pyramids," is the original manuscript title for a novelette commonly titled "Imprisoned with the Pharaohs,". It was ghost-written by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft for escape artist Harry Houdini in February/March 1924.[1] It was first published under Houdini's byline in... >>Download<<
The Silver Key
The Silver Key by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Silver Key" is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft in 1926, considered part of his Dreamlands series. It was first published in the January 1929 issue of Weird Tales. It was followed by a sequel, "Through the Gates of the Silver Key", co-written with E. Hoffmann Price.The story and its... >>Download<<
Medusas Coil by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Medusa's Coil" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop. Certainly, the terror of a deserted house swells in geometrical rather than arithmetical progression as houses multiply to form a city of stark desolation. The sight of such linked infinities of black, brooding compartments... >>Download<<
Medusas Coil
Selected Novels by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft wrote only three novels among his many short stories and novelettes, and each of them is properly viewed as a short novel. The most ambitious of these is undoubtedly The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, originally written in 1927-28, but not published until 1941, when an abridged version... >>Download<<
Selected Novels
What the Moon Brings
What the Moon Brings by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
What the Moon Brings is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written on June 5, 1922. This story was first published in the National Amateur in May 1923. It is shorter than most of Lovecraft's other short stories, and is essentially a fragment. It is based on one of... >>Download<<
The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath
The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Randolph Carter dreams three times of a majestic sunset city, but each time he is abruptly snatched away before he can see it up close. When he prays to the gods of dream to reveal the whereabouts of the phantasmal city, they do not answer, and his dreams of the city stop altogether. Undaunted,... >>Download<<
The Dunwich Horror by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
In H.P. Lovecraft's, "The Dunwich Horror", we are told the story of Wilbur Whateley, the son of a deformed albino mother and an unknown father (alluded to in passing by the mad Old Whateley as "Yog-Sothoth"), and the strange events surrounding his birth and precocious development. Wilbur matures at... >>Download<<
The Dunwich Horror
The Rats in the Walls by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Rats in the Walls" is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft. Written August-September 1923, it was first published in Weird Tales, March 1924."The Rats in the Walls" is narrated by the scion of the Delapore family, who has moved from Massachusetts to his ancestral estate in England, known... >>Download<<
The Rats in the Walls
The Disinterment
The Disinterment by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The Disinterment by H. P. Lovecraft and Duane W. Rimel >>Download<<
The Moon Bog
The Moon Bog by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Moon Bog" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in or before March 1921 and first published in the June 1926 issue of Weird Tales.The story was written for a gathering of amateur journalists in Boston on March 10, 1921, that had a St. Patrick's Day... >>Download<<
Dagon by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Dagon" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in July 1917, one of the first stories he wrote as an adult. It was first published in the November 1919 edition of The Vagrant (issue #11).After reading Lovecraft's juvenilia in 1917, W. Paul Cook, editor of the amateur press journal The... >>Download<<
Dagon
The Descendant by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Descendant" is a story fragment by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, believed to have been written in 1927.[1] It was first published in the journal Leaves in 1938, after Lovecraft's death.Lovecraft may have been referring to this attempt at a story when he wrote that he was... >>Download<<
The Descendant
The Very Old Folk
The Very Old Folk by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Very Old Folk" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. It is reportedly a recording of a dream, where the main protagonist is a Roman military official in Hispania. The countryside is, every year, ravaged by terrible hill people who kidnap citizens and perform cruel... >>Download<<
From Beyond
From Beyond by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"From Beyond" is a short story by science fiction and horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was written in 1920 and was first published in The Fantasy Fan in June 1934 (Vol. 1, No. 10).The story is told from the first person perspective of an unnamed narrator and details his experiences with a... >>Download<<
Fungi from Yuggoth by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Fungi from Yuggoth is a sequence of 36 sonnets by cosmic horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Most of the sonnets were written between 27 December, 1929 - 4 January, 1930 thereafter individual sonnets appeared in Weird Tales and other genre magazines.The first three poems in the sequence concern a... >>Download<<
Fungi from Yuggoth
The Beast in the Cave by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Beast in the Cave" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft written in 1905, when Lovecraft was fourteen. It was first published in the June 1918 issue of the amateur press journal the Vagrant.A man touring Mammoth Cave separates from his guide and becomes lost. His... >>Download<<
The Beast in the Cave
The Music of Erich Zann
The Music of Erich Zann by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Music of Erich Zann" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. Written December 1921, it was first published in National Amateur, March 1922.A university student is forced, by his lack of funds, to take the only lodging he can afford. In a strange part of the city he had never seen before, on a... >>Download<<
The Thing on the Doorstep
The Thing on the Doorstep by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Thing on the Doorstep" is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft, part of the so-called Cthulhu Mythos universe of horror fiction. It was written in August 1933, and first published in the January 1937 issue of Weird Tales.Two novels suggested as inspirations for "The Thing on the Doorstep"... >>Download<<
Celephais by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Celephais" is a fantasy story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in early November 1920 and first published in the May 1922 issue of the Rainbow. The title refers to a fictional city that later appears in H. P. Lovecraft?s Dream Cycle, including his novella The Dream-Quest... >>Download<<
Celephais
The Doom That Came to Sarnath by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Doom that Came to Sarnath" (1920) is an early short story by H. P. Lovecraft. It is written in a mythic/fairy tale style and is associated with his Dream Cycle. It was first published in The Scot in June 1920.The Doom That Came to Sarnath and Other Stories is also the title for a collection of... >>Download<<
The Doom That Came to Sarnath
The Festival
The Festival by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Festival" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft written in October 1923 and published in the January 1925 issue of Weird Tales. It is considered to be one of the first of his Cthulhu Mythos stories.The story was inspired by Lovecraft's first trip to Marblehead, Massachusetts, in December 1922.... >>Download<<
The Hound
The Hound by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Hound" is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft in September 1922 and published in the February 1924 issue of Weird Tales. It contains the first mention of Lovecraft's fictional text the Necronomicon.On September 16, 1922, Lovecraft toured the Flatbush Reformed Church in Brooklyn with his... >>Download<<
The Temple by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Temple" is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft in 1920, and first published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in February 1925. It was the first story Lovecraft published in Weird Tales, and indeed was his first publication in any professional outlet.The story is introduced as a "found... >>Download<<
The Temple
Hypnos by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Hypnos" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, penned in March 1922 and first published in the May 1923 issue of National Amateur.Hypnos is a first-person narrative written from the perspective of an unnamed character living in Kent, England. The narrator writes that... >>Download<<
Hypnos
The Tree on the Hill
The Tree on the Hill by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The Tree on the Hill is a short story co-written by H. P. Lovecraft and Duane W. Rimel. The story is written in first person. It depicts the main character going outside Hampden and finding a special tree. The tree makes him day dream about a big temple in a land with three suns. The temple was... >>Download<<
Memory
Memory by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Memory" is a flash fiction short story by American horror and science fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1919 and published in May 1923 in The National Amateur. "Memory" uses many of H. P. Lovecraft's common images and ideas, such as relics of the deep past and things "without name". Also,... >>Download<<
Nyarlathotep by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Nyarlathotep, also known as the Crawling Chaos, is a malign deity in the Cthulhu Mythos fictional universe created by H. P. Lovecraft. First appearing in Lovecraft's 1920 prose poem of the same name, he was later mentioned in other works by Lovecraft and by other writers and in the tabletop... >>Download<<
Nyarlathotep
Polaris by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Polaris" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1918 and first published in the December 1920 issue of the amateur journal the Philosopher. It is noteworthy as the story that introduces Lovecraft's fictional Pnakotic Manuscripts, the first of his arcane tomes. Critic William Fulwiler... >>Download<<
Polaris
The Haunter of the Dark
The Haunter of the Dark by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The story takes place in Providence, Rhode Island and revolves around the Church of Starry Wisdom. The cult uses an ancient artifact known as the Shining Trapezohedron to summon a terrible being from the depths of time and space.The Shining Trapezohedron was discovered in Egyptian ruins, in a box... >>Download<<
The Strange High House in the Mist
The Strange High House in the Mist by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Strange High House in the Mist" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. Written on November 9, 1926, it was first published in the October 1931 issue of Weird Tales.An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia suggests that the story may have been inspired by Lord Dunsany's Chronicles of Rodriguez, in which... >>Download<<
The Unnamable by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Unnamable" is a short story by science fiction and horror author H. P. Lovecraft. It was written in September of 1923 and was first published in the July 1925 issue of Weird Tales.Carter, a weird fiction writer, meets with his close friend, Joel Manton, in a cemetery near an old, dilapidated... >>Download<<
The Unnamable
Ex Oblivione by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Ex Oblivione" is a prose poem by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in late 1920 or early 1921 and first published in The United Amateur in March 1921, under the pseudonym Ward Phillips.An H. P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia suggests that the theme of "Ex Oblivione"--that nothingness... >>Download<<
Ex Oblivione
Ibid
Ibid by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Ibid" is a parody by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1927 or 1928 and first published in the January 1938 issue of O-Wash-Ta-Nong. "Ibid" is a mock biography of the Roman scholar Ibidus (486-587), whose masterpiece was Op. Cit., "wherein all the significant undercurrents... >>Download<<
The Tomb
The Tomb by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Tomb" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft written in June 1917 and first published in the March 1922 issue of The Vagrant. It is the first work of fiction that Lovecraft wrote as an adult."The Tomb" tells of Jervas Dudley, a self-confessed day-dreamer. While still a child, he discovers the... >>Download<<
The Lurking Fear by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Lurking Fear" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft in the horror fiction genre. Written in November 1922, it was first published in the January through April 1923 issues of Home Brew.Like "Herbert West--Reanimator", earlier published in Home Brew, "The Lurking Fear" was solicited by editor... >>Download<<
The Lurking Fear
The Quest of Iranon by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Quest of Iranon" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. It was written on February 28, 1921, and was first published in the July/August 1935 issue of the magazine Galleon. It was later reprinted in Weird Tales in 1939.The story is about a golden-haired youth who wanders into the city of Teloth,... >>Download<<
The Quest of Iranon
The Shadow out of Time
The Shadow out of Time by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Shadow Out of Time" indirectly tells of the Great Race of Yith, an extraterrestrial species with the ability to travel through space and time. The Yithians accomplish this by switching bodies with hosts from the intended spatial or temporal destination. The story implies that the effect when... >>Download<<
Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family
Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in 1920. The story was first published in the journal The Wolverine in March and June of 1921. To Lovecraft's distaste, the story was retitled "The White Ape" when it appeared in Weird Tales in... >>Download<<
In the Vault by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"In the Vault" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written on September 18, 1925 and first published in the November 1925 issue of the amateur press journal Tryout."In the Vault" was based on a suggestion made in August 1925 by Charles W. Smith, editor of the amateur... >>Download<<
In the Vault
Pickmans Model by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Pickman's Model" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft, written in September 1926 and first published in the October 1927 issue of Weird Tales. It was adapted for television in 1972 as an episode of the Night Gallery anthology series.Pickman's aesthetic principles of horror resemble those in... >>Download<<
Pickmans Model
The Green Meadow
The Green Meadow by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Green Meadow" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Winifred V. Jackson written in 1918/19 and published in the spring 1927 issue of The Vagrant. In 1913 near the seaside village of Potowonket, Maine, a meteorite crashes into the sea. A fishing vessel hauls in the meteor and scientists and... >>Download<<
The Picture in the House
The Picture in the House by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Picture in the House" is a short story written by H. P. Lovecraft, connected to the Cthulhu Mythos genre of horror fiction. It was written on December 12, 1920, and first published in the July 1919 issue of The National Amateur-which actually was published in the summer of 1921."The Picture in... >>Download<<
He by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The following entries include the first publication of this work and any publications currently in print. * Weird Tales, 8, No. 3 (September 1926), 373-80. * The Tomb and Other Tales. New York: Ballantine Books, 1970, 58-69. * Dagon and Other Macabre Tales. Ed. S.T. Joshi. Sauk City, WI:... >>Download<<
He
The Evil Clergyman by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Evil Clergyman" is an excerpt from a letter written by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft in 1933. After his death, it was published in the April 1939 issue of Weird Tales as a short story.The letter, to his friend Bernard Austin Dwyer, recounted a dream that Lovecraft had had.... >>Download<<
The Evil Clergyman
The Terrible Old Man
The Terrible Old Man by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Terrible Old Man" is a very short story (less than 1200 words) by H. P. Lovecraft, written on January 28, 1920, and first published in the Tryout, an amateur press publication, in July 1921. It's notable as the first story to make use of Lovecraft's imaginary New England setting, introducing... >>Download<<
The Outsider
The Outsider by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Outsider" is a short story by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. Written between March and August 1921, it was first published in Weird Tales, April 1926. It is about a mysterious individual who awakens to find himself completely alone and what happens when he attempts to make contact... >>Download<<
The Transition of Juan Romero by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Transition of Juan Romero" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written on September 16, 1919, and first published in the 1944 Arkham House volume Marginalia.The story involves a mine that uncovers a very deep chasm, too deep for any sounding lines to hit bottom.... >>Download<<
The Transition of Juan Romero
The Whisperer in Darkness by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The story is told by Albert N. Wilmarth, an instructor of literature at Miskatonic University in Arkham. When local newspapers report strange things seen floating in rivers during a historic Vermont flood, Wilmarth becomes embroiled in a controversy about the reality and significance of the... >>Download<<
The Whisperer in Darkness
The Horror at Martins Beach
The Horror at Martins Beach by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Horror at Martin's Beach" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft and Sonia H. Greene (1883-1972). Also known as "The Invisible Monster", it was written in June 1922 and first published in November 1923 in Weird Tales (Vol. 2, No. 4, 75-76, 83).Sailors kill a 50 foot creature at sea after a... >>Download<<
The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The Shadow Over Innsmouth by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
The story describes of a strange hybrid race, half-human and half an unknown creature that resembles a cross between a fish and frog, that dwells in the seaside village of Innsmouth (formerly a large town, but lately fallen into disrepair). The townspeople worship Cthulhu and Dagon, a Philistine... >>Download<<
The White Ship by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The White Ship" is a short story written by science fiction and horror writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was first published in The United Amateur (Volume 19) #2, November 1919.Unlike many of Lovecraft's other tales, "The White Ship" does not directly tie into the popularized Cthulhu Mythos. However, the... >>Download<<
The White Ship
Cool Air by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"Cool Air" is a short story by the American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in March 1926 and published in the March 1928 issue of Tales of Magic and Mystery.Lovecraft wrote "Cool Air" during his unhappy stay in New York City, during which he wrote three horror stories with a New... >>Download<<
Cool Air
Supernatural Horror in Literature
Supernatural Horror in Literature by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Great modern American supernaturalist brilliantly surveys history of genre to 1930s, summarizing, evaluating scores of books, including works by Poe, Bierce, M.R. James, "Monk" Lewis, many others. Praised by critics as diverse as Edmund Wilson and Vincent Starrett. >>Download<<
The Shunned House
The Shunned House by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Shunned House" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft in the horror fiction genre. Written on October 16-19, 1924, it was first published in the October 1937 issue of Weird Tales.The Shunned House of the title is based on an actual house in Providence, Rhode Island, built around 1763 and still... >>Download<<
The Statement of Randolph Carter by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Statement of Randolph Carter" is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. Written December 1919, it was first published in The Vagrant, May 1920. It tells of a traumatic event in the life of Randolph Carter, a student of the occult loosely representing Lovecraft himself. It is the first story in... >>Download<<
The Statement of Randolph Carter
The Street by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
"The Street" is a short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft, written in late 1919 and first published in the December 1920 issue of the Wolverine amateur journal.The story traces the history of the eponymous street in a New England city, presumably Boston, from its first... >>Download<<
The Street
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