Lovecraft: A Biography

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 510 pages
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User Review  - BruceCoulson - LibraryThing

The is a reasonably balanced biography of H. P. Lovecraft. de Camp's preface explains much about how and why he chose to write the book, and it's clear that although de Camp doesn't quite understand ... Read full review

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User Review  - DGhoul - LibraryThing

This book contains alot of interesting facts derived from Lovecraft's correspondence with a variety of individuals including family and literary peers. It is also rather disorganized and repetitive. A writer with more enthusiasm for his subject would produce a much better biography. Read full review


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About the author (1975)

L. Sprague de Camp, a SFWA Grand Master and winner of the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement, wrote the definitive biography of Conan's creator, Robert E. Howard. De Camp died in 2000.

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