Fungi from Yuggoth

· Pickman's Press
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About this ebook


In H.P. Lovecraft's famous poetry cycle, an occultist steals an ancient tome of forbidden lore—but when he begins to read, it takes on a nightmarish journey throughout space, time, and alternate realities. Each dark poem reveals a new horrifying dream-vision, each filled with Lovecraft’s signature blend of cosmic horror and alienation.

Also included is Lovecraft's incomplete short story "The Book", where he tried to translate this weird poetry cycle into prose—but, unfortunately, never finished.

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Lovecraft's poetry is quite good, and it is much more under control than his fiction, as I guess would be expected, since poetic forms impose certain rules on an author. His sonnet collection, "Fungi ...

About the author

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890—1937) was an American author and poet of horror, dark fantasy, and weird fiction. He is most well known for his creation of what became the Cthulhu Mythos, as well as pioneering the concept of “cosmic horror”, which continues to influence the horror genre today. Lovecraft was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2016.

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