By H.P. Lovecraft
Back Cover Text
One of the most influential practitioners of American horror, H.P. Lovecraft inspired the work of
Stephen King, Anne Rice, Clive Barker, and many more. As he perfected his mastery of the
macabre, his works developed from seminal fragments into acknowledged masterpieces of terror.
This volume traces his chilling career and includes:
IMPRISONED WITH THE PHARAOHS
—Harry Houdini seeks to reveal
the demons that inhabit the Egyptian night.
AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS
—An unsuspecting expedition
uncovers a city of untold terror, buried beneath an Antarctic wasteland.
Plus, for the first time in any Del Rey edition:
—Mad experiments yield hideous
results in this, the inspiration for the cult film Re-Animator
—An icy apartment hides secrets no man dares
THE TERRIBLE OLD MAN
—The intruders seek a fortune but find
of this book from Publisher’s Weekly.
The Transition of H.P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness. By H.P. Lovecraft. New York, NY:
Ballantine Books; 1996; ISBN 0-345-38422-9; Paperback.
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