The Colour Out of Space
It was a monstrous constellation of unnatural light, like a glutted swarm of corpse-fed fireflies dancing hellish sarabands over an accursed marsh ( )
H.P. Lovecraft was perhaps the greatest twentieth century practitioner of the horror story, introducing to the genre a new evil, monstrous, pervasive and unconquerable. At the heart of these three stories are terrors unthinkable and strange: a crash-landing meteorite, the wretched inhabitant of an ancient castle and a grave-robber s curse.
This book includes The Colour Out Of Space, The Outsider and The Hound.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gaskella - LibraryThing
These days I am trying to read more of the authors that have influenced so many others, and Lovecraft is one of them. The high priest of `weird', his short stories are dark Gothic fantasies, horror ... Read full review