At the Mountains of Madness: The Definitive Edition

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Random House Publishing Group, Jun 14, 2005 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Introduction by China Miéville

Long acknowledged as a master of nightmarish visions, H. P. Lovecraft established the genuineness and dignity of his own pioneering fiction in 1931 with his quintessential work of supernatural horror, At the Mountains of Madness. The deliberately told and increasingly chilling recollection of an Antarctic expedition’s uncanny discoveries–and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization–is a milestone of macabre literature.

This exclusive new edition, presents Lovecraft’s masterpiece in fully restored form, and includes his acclaimed scholarly essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature.” This is essential reading for every devotee of classic terror.
 

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User Review  - ToddSherman - LibraryThing

“I am forced into speech because men of science have refused to follow my advice without knowing why.” . Holy God. Or Unholy God. What a fucking work. I’d read one collection of Lovecraft’s short ... Read full review

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User Review  - alanteder - LibraryThing

Elder Things, Shoggoths, and Tekeli-li, Oh My! Felt more drawn out and repetitious in its audiobook format (which I picked up as an Audible Daily Deal) than I remember it in print, which I had read ... Read full review

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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


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