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  • H.P. Lovecraft

    This volume collects, for the first time, the entire Dream Cycle created by H. P. Lovecraft, the master of twentieth-century horror, including some of his most fantastic tales, such as: The Doom That Came to Sarnath—Hate, genocide, and a deadly curse consume the land of Mnar. The Statement of Randolph Carter—“You fool, Warren is dead!” The Nameless City—Death lies beneath the shifting sands, in a story linking the Dream Cycle with the legendary Cthulhu Mythos. The Cats of Ulthar—In Ulthar, no man may kill a cat … and woe unto any who tries. The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath—The epic nightmare adventure with tendrils stretching throughout the entire Dream...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    The only audio edition of Necronomicon authorized by the H. P. Lovecraft Estate! Originally written for the pulp magazines of the 1920s and ’30s, H. P. Lovecraft’s astonishing tales blend elements of horror, science fiction, and cosmic terror that are as powerful today as they were when first published. This tome brings together all of Lovecraft’s harrowing stories, including the complete Cthulhu Mythos cycle, just the way they were when first released. It will introduce a whole new generation of readers to Lovecraft’s fiction, as well as attract those fans who want all his work in a single, definitive volume. “Lovecraft opened the way for me, as he had done for others...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    The Shadow Over Innsmouth and The Whisperer in Darkness are counted amongst H.P. Lovecraft’s most popular stories. In the first we are transported to the decrepit coastal town of Innsmouth, whose amphibian-like citizens betray a dark and sinister secret. The second takes us to Vermont, where a university professor becomes embroiled in a mind- bending, celestial mystery after strange things are seen floating in the rivers. Dark, brooding and suspenseful, this is Lovecraft at his very...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Following the phenomenal success of Necronomicon, its companion volume brings together Lovecraft’s remaining major stories plus his weird poetry, a number of obscure revisions, and some notable nonfiction, including the seminal critical essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature.” Gathering together in chronological order the rest of Lovecraft’s rarely seen but extraordinary short fiction, this collection includes the entirety of the long-out-of-print collection of thirty-six sonnets “Fungi from Yuggoth.” Lovecraft died at the age of forty-seven, but in his short life he turned out dozens of stories that changed the face of horror. His extraordinary imagination spawned both the...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982) was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, and screenwriter. She is best-known for her two influential novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and for developing a philosophical system she called Objectivism. Rand's first major success as a writer came with The Fountainhead in 1943, a romantic and philosophical novel that eventually became a worldwide success. It was eventually also made into a movie. Atlas Shrugged, published in 1957, was considered Rand's best work. It is a novel of the morality of rational self-interest. In this public lecture, she criticizes altruism and mysticism as incompatible with...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft, better known as H.P. Lovecraft, was an American author of horror, fantasy, poetry and science fiction, especially the subgenre known as weird fiction and many feel he is the acknowledged master of creepy, weird and unsettling stories. These are seven stories by Lovecraft that literally span his career; some being written when he was barely a teenager and one (The Shunned House) only published after he had died. Most were published in Weird Tales before 1922. Each story is unique and strange in it's own way but all of them come from the same mind that gave us the Cult of Cthulhu and other wonderful tales that generations now have enjoyed for their strangeness that...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    H. P. Lovecraft's name is synonymous with horror fiction. His major inspiration and invention was cosmic horror: the idea that life is incomprehensible to human minds and that the universe is fundamentally alien. This collection contains 24 Lovecraft works that are in the public domain. You'll find more Versions of these stories throughout LibriVox's short story collections and short horror story collections. (adapted from...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    5 Classic short stories by H. P....read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Thirteen terrifying horror stories from the master of the Macabre.... 1. Pickman's Model 2. The Terrible Old Man 3. Dagon 4. From Beyond 5. The Cats of Ulthar 6. Nyarlathotep 7. Imprisoned with the Pharaohs 8. The Book 9. Memory 10. The Beast in the Cave 11. The Evil Clergyman 12. In the Vault 13. Cool...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    "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...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    "The Call of Cthulhu" is one of H. P. Lovecraft's best-known short stories. Written in the summer of 1926, it is the only story written by Lovecraft in which the extraterrestrial entity Cthulhu himself makes a major appearance. Lovecraft's writing, particularly the so-called Cthulhu Mythos, has influenced fiction authors including modern horror and fantasy writers. Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, Bentley Little, Joe R. Lansdale, Alan Moore, for example, have cited Lovecraft as one of their primary influences. Beyond direct adaptation, Lovecraft and his stories have had a profound impact on popular culture. Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    "The Call of Cthulhu" is one of H. P. Lovecraft's best-known short stories. Written in the summer of 1926, it is the only story written by Lovecraft in which the extraterrestrial entity Cthulhu himself makes a major appearance. Lovecraft's writing, particularly the so-called Cthulhu Mythos, has influenced fiction authors including modern horror and fantasy writers. Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, Bentley Little, Joe R. Lansdale, Alan Moore, for example, have cited Lovecraft as one of their primary influences. Beyond direct adaptation, Lovecraft and his stories have had a profound impact on popular culture. Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937), more commonly known as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American writer renowned for his highly influential works of horror fiction. "The Beast in the Cave" is a typical example of Lovecraft's mastery and descriptive genius. A man is lost in an extensive cavern with his light about to run out. He has already given up hope of ever finding his way out. As he is plunged into darkness, he hears the sound of weird padding steps approaching...and they are not the steps of any type of creature he...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft, better known as H.P. Lovecraft, was an American author of horror, fantasy, poetry and science fiction, especially the subgenre known as weird fiction and many feel he is the acknowledged master of creepy, weird and unsettling stories. These are seven stories by Lovecraft that literally span his career; some being written when he was barely a teenager and one (The Shunned House) only published after he had died. Each story is unique and strange in it's own way but all of them come from the same mind that gave us the Cult of Cthulhu and other wonderful tales that generations now have enjoyed for their strangeness that resonates with our own inner fears. Some of...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937), better known as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame for his brilliant and highly influential works of horror fiction. "Cool Air" is the story of a mysterious, reclusive doctor who appears to be suffering from a peculiar illness which involves him cooling his rooms to extremely cold temperatures and taking strange chemical baths. Then one day the pump system which refridgerates his apartment breaks down...and a sequence of events unfolds which is truly...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890 - 1937), who wrote as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American author who achieved fame after his death for his groundbreaking works of horror fiction. In "From Beyond", a maniacal scientist develops an extraordinary machine which enables humans to tap in to a range of additional senses which allow him to perceive whole new dimensions of the cosmos. But that ability brings with it a vulnerability to unknown and malignant forces which exist 'beyond' but which now equally have access to our world. As the monsters 'from beyond' close in, there is only one way to...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937), who wrote as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his brilliant and highly influential works of horror fiction. In the Vault tells the tale of a lazy and parsimonious undertaker who tries to skimp on the cost of a coffin by reusing a substandard, cheap box which he had made previously for a very short man. The recipient of the flimsy coffin is the vindictive farmer Asaph Sawyer, a man known in the neighbourhood to be permanently set on vengeance on anyone who slights...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937), who wrote as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American writer who achieved posthumous acclaim for his outstanding and influential works of horror fiction. "Pickman's Model" is the story of a bizarre painter who has an uncanny genius for painting terrifying, hellish creatures which are extraordinarily lifelike. Indeed, the rendition is so amazing that it seems inconceivable that they could have been painted from anything but a real-life model. But of course that could never...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937), known as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American writer acclaimed for his outstanding and highly influential works of horror fiction. "The Book" tells the story of a man who finds an old handwritten volume of incantations and spells which unlock the gateway to new and frightening...read more

  • H.P. Lovecraft

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937), who wrote as H. P. Lovecraft, was an American writer who achieved fame only posthumously for his influential horror stories. "The Cats of Uthar" is a strange tale about the village of Uthar, which is known for its law that no man may kill at cat. This is the peculiar story of the terrible events that led to this law being...read more