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The Dreams in the Witch House: And Other Weird Stories

H.P. Lovecraft


PUBLISHED: 31st October 2004
ISBN: 9780142437957
ANNOTATION:
Plagued by insane nightmare visions, Walter Gilman seeks help in Miskatonic University's infamous library of forbidden books, where, in the pages of Abdul Alhazred's dreaded "Necronomicon," he finds terrible hints that seem to connect his own studies in advanced mathematics with the fantastic legends of elder magic. "The Dreams in the Witch House," gathered together here with more than twenty other tales of terror, exemplifies H. P. Lovecraft's primacy among twentieth-century American horror writers.
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PUBLISHED: 31st October 2004
ISBN: 9780142437957
ANNOTATION:
Plagued by insane nightmare visions, Walter Gilman seeks help in Miskatonic University's infamous library of forbidden books, where, in the pages of Abdul Alhazred's dreaded "Necronomicon," he finds terrible hints that seem to connect his own studies in advanced mathematics with the fantastic legends of elder magic. "The Dreams in the Witch House," gathered together here with more than twenty other tales of terror, exemplifies H. P. Lovecraft's primacy among twentieth-century American horror writers.

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Plagued by insane nightmare visions, Walter Gilman seeks help in Miskatonic University's infamous library of forbidden books, where, in the pages of Abdul Alhazred's dreaded "Necronomicon," he finds terrible hints that seem to connect his own studies in advanced mathematics with the fantastic legends of elder magic. "The Dreams in the Witch House," gathered together here with more than twenty other tales of terror, exemplifies H. P. Lovecraft's primacy among twentieth-century American horror writers.

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Plagued by insane nightmare visions, Walter Gilman seeks help in Miskatonic University's infamous library of forbidden books, where, in the pages of Abdul Alhazred's dreaded Necronomicon, he finds terrible hints that seem to connect his own studies in advanced mathematics with the fantastic legends of elder magic. 'The Dreams in the Witch House,' gathered together here with more than twenty other tales of terror, exemplifies H. P. Lovecraft's primacy among twentieth-century American horror writers.

Author Biography

H. P. LOVECRAFT is one of the seminal horror authors of the twentieth century. He wrote more than one hundred stories, and achieved popular acclaim in such publications as Astounding Stories and Weird Tales. Though he died in 1937, the small press publisher Arkham House was established in 1939 to preserve Lovecraft's works for future generations

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

Review

H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth centuryAEs greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale. (Stephen King)

Product Details

Author
H.P. Lovecraft
Short Title
DREAMS IN THE WITCH HOUSE
Pages
480
Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
ISBN-10
0142437956
ISBN-13
9780142437957
Media
Book
Year
2004
Publication Date
2004-10-31
Audience Age
18-17
Edited by
S. T. Joshi
Format
Paperback
Residence
Providence, RI, US
Series
Penguin Classics
Country of Publication
Australia