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The madness of Cthulhu. Volume 1

Author: S T Joshi; Jonathan Maberry
Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sixteen stories inspired by the 20th century's great master of horror, H.P. Lovecraft, and his acknowledged masterpiece, At the Mountains of Madness, in which an expedition to the desolation of Antarctica discovers evidence of an ancient ruin built by horrific creatures at first thought long-dead, until death strikes the group. All but two of the stories are original to this edition, and those reprints are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror stories
Fiction
Horror tales
Parodies, imitations, etc
Short stories
Named Person: H P Lovecraft; H P Lovecraft; Cthulhu, (Fictitious character); Cthulhu, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S T Joshi; Jonathan Maberry
ISBN: 9781781164525 1781164525
OCLC Number: 895801686
Description: 299 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: At the mountains of murkiness / Arthur C. Clarke --
The Fillmore shoggoth / Harry Turtledove --
Devil's bathtub / Lois H. Gresh --
The witness in darkness / John Shirley --
How the gods bargain / William Browning Spencer --
A mountain walked / Caitlin R. Kiernan --
Diana of the hundred breasts / Robert Silverberg --
Under the shelf / Michael Shea --
Cantata / Melanie Tem --
Cthulhu rising / Heather Graham --
The warm / Darrell Schweitzer --
Last rites / K.M. Tonso --
Little lady / J.C. Koch --
White fire / Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. --
A quirk of the mistral / Jonathan Thomas --
The dog handler's tale / Donald Tyson.
Responsibility: edited by S.T. Joshi ; foreword by Jonathan Maberry.

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Features sixteen stories inspired by the 20th century's great master of horror, H P Lovecraft, and his acknowledged masterpiece, "At the Mountains of Madness".  Read more...

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"A fusion of Antarctic adventure, science fiction, and early-modern horror, it not only offers chilling passages with an escalating sense of dread and isolation, but also constructs a world Read more...

 
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"At the Mountains of Murkiness" by Arthur C. Clarke - The structure of this story is similar to H.P. Lovercraft's "At the Mountains of Madness" with the satirical element most pronounced when describing the interaction between the explorers and the Elder Ones. The Elder Ones prove...
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