New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird

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Paula Guran
Prime Books, 2011 - Fiction - 520 pages
29 Reviews
For more than 80 years H.P. Lovecraft has inspired writers of supernatural fiction, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and gaming. His themes of cosmic indifference, the utter insignificance of humankind, minds invaded by the alien, and the horrors of history - written with a pervasive atmosphere of unexplainable dread - remain not only viable motifs, but are more relevant than ever as we explore the mysteries of a universe in which our planet is infinitesimal and climatic change is overwhelming it. In the first decade of the twenty-first century the best supernatural writers no longer imitate Lovecraft, but they are profoundly influenced by the genre and the mythos he created. New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird presents some of the best of this new Lovecraftian fiction - bizarre, subtle, atmospheric, metaphysical, psychological, filled with strange creatures and stranger characters - eldritch, unsettling, evocative, and darkly appealing.

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User Review  - Midu Hadi - Goodreads

★ Pickman's Other Model, Tsathoggua, A Colder War ★★ Mr. Gaunt, The Fungal Stain, Take Me To The River, Cold Water Survival, ★★★ Fair Exchange, The Vicar Of R'lyeh, The Crevasse, Bad Sushi, Old ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

It's not fair to have to rate a book of short stories. Some of them sucked, a couple were wonderful. Pretty much every collection of stories is going to fetch 3 stars: the average of its contents. It ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Guran is the editor of horror fiction books. She writes most of the DarkEcho.

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