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Cthulhu 2000by Various
Synopses & Reviews
In Cthulhu 2000, a host of horror and fantasy's top authors captures the spirit of supreme supernatural storyteller H. P. Lovecraft--with eighteen chilling contemporary tales that would have made the master proud.
- The Barrens by F. Paul Wilson: In a tangled wilderness, unearthly lights lead the way to a world no human was meant to see.
- His Mouth Will Taste of Wormwood by Poppy Z. Brite: Two dabblers in black magic encounter a maestro of evil enchantment.
- On the Slab by Harlan Ellison: The corpse of a one-eyed giant brings untold fortune--and unspeakable fear--to whoever possesses it.
- Pickman's Modem by Lawrence Watt-Evans: Horror is a keystroke away, when an ancient evil lurks in modern technology.
PLUS FOURTEEN MORE BLOOD-CURDLING STORIES
An anthology of horror, fantasy and satire. The stories range from F. Paul Wilson's The Barrens, which is on a monster, to Kim Newman's The Big Fish, a spoof on the Hollywood private eye.
Table of Contents
The barrens / F. Paul Wilson — Pickman's modem / Lawrence Watt-Evans — Shaft number 247 / Basil Copper — His mouth will taste of wormwood / Poppy Z. Brite — The adder / Fred Chappell — Fat face / Michael Shea — The big fish / Kim Newman — "I had vacantly crumpled it into my pocket ... but by God, Eliot, it was a photograph from life!" / Joanna Russ — H.P.L. / Gahan Wilson — The unthinkable / Bruce Sterling — Black man with a horn / T.E.D. Klein — Love's Eldritch Ichor / Esther M. Friesner — The last feast of Harlequin / Thomas Ligotti — The shadow on the doorstep / James P. Blaylock — Lord of the land / Gene Wolfe — The faces at Pine Dunes / Ramsey Campbell — On the slab / Harlan Ellison — 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai / Roger Zelazny.
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