Following the phenomenal success of Necronomicon, its companion volume brings together Lovecraft’s remaining major stories plus his weird poetry, a number of obscure revisions, and some notable nonfiction, including the seminal critical essay Supernatural Horror in Literature
Gathering together in chronological order the rest of Lovecraft's rarely seen but extraordinary short fiction, this collection includes the entirety of the long-out-of-print collection of 36 sonnets "Fungi from Yoggoth." Howard Phillips Lovecraft died at the age of 47, but in his short life he turned out dozens of stories which changed the face of horror. His extraordinary imagination spawned both the Elder God Cthulhu and his eldritch cohorts, and the strangely compelling town of Innsmouth, all of which are featured within these pages. Stephen Jones, one of the world's foremost editors of dark fiction, completes the Lovecraft story in his extensive afterword, and award-winning artist Les Edwards provides numerous illustrations for this must-have collection.
This collection, edited and with afterword by Stephen Jones, fills in the creepy crevices left by the earlier edition, NECRONOMICON. Here readers will find, as the subtitle, indicates, miscellaneous macabre tales from H.P. Lovecraft, including a rarely seen corpus of 36 sonnets known as "Fungi from Yoggoth." The prose piece "History of the Necronomicon," gives background details for the "Necronomicon," including details about its author, Abdul Alhazred, who penned the story in Damascus, circa 730 A.D. "Azathoth" tells of "a man who traveled out of life on a quest into the spaces wither the world's dreams had fled." These are but a few of the more than 50 stories and poems gathered within this beautiful collection, which also includes illustrations by Les Edwards.
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Subgenre: Horror, Classics, Literary Genres + Types of Novels
- Format: paperback
- Release Date:
October 1, 2011
- Date Published:
October 1, 2011
Author: H. P. Lovecraft
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- ISBN: 9780575099630
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