Flowers from the Moon and Other Lunacies

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Arkham House Publishers, 1998 - Fiction - 296 pages
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"This book collects for the first time a variety of Robert Bloch's early stories from Weird Tales and Strange Stories. These stories range from whimsical and maniacal humor to dark and eldritch horrors, " editor Robert Price notes in his introduction. Including the following stories: "The Druidic Doom, " "Fangs of Vengeance, " "Death Is An Elephant, " "A Question of Identity, " "Death Has Five Guesses, " "The Bottomless Pool, " "The Dark Isle, " "Flowers From The Moon, " "He Waits Beneath the Sea, " "Power Druid, " "Be Yourself, " "A Sorcerer Runs for Sheriff, " "Black Bargain, " "A Bottle of Gin, " "Wine of Sabbat, " "Soul Proprietor, " "Satan's Phonograph, " "The Man Who Told the Truth, " "The Night They Crashed the Party, " and "Philtre Tip."

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I picked this up because it occurred to me this fellow had written my favorite star trek episode, and I heard he was pals with HP Lovecraft. While the stories in this volume are very creative, I ... Read full review

Review: Flowers from the Moon and Other Lunacies

User Review  - Warren - Goodreads

I picked this up because it occurred to me this fellow had written my favorite star trek episode, and I heard he was pals with HP Lovecraft. While the stories in this volume are very creative, I ... Read full review

Contents

FANGS OF VENGEANCE
21
DEATH IS AN ELEPHANT
38
A QUESTION OF IDENTITY
56
Copyright

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Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 -- September 23, 1994) was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. Bloch wrote hundreds of short stories and 30 plus novels. His mentor was H. P. Lovecraft, one of the first to encourage Bloch's horror fiction writing. Bloch won the Hugo award for his story, That Hell-Bound Train, in 1959. In 1960 he won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Psycho and in 1994 he won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction for The Scent of Vinegar. Bloch was born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1994 he died of cancer in Los Angeles, at the age of 77.

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