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Introduction by China Miéville

Long acknowledged as a master of nightmarish visions, H. P. Lovecraft established the genuineness and dignity of his own pioneering fiction in 1931 with his quintessential work of supernatural horror, At the Mountains of Madness. The deliberately told and increasingly chilling recollection of an Antarctic expedition’s uncanny discoveries–and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization–is a milestone of macabre literature.

This exclusive new edition, presents Lovecraft’s masterpiece in fully restored form, and includes his acclaimed scholarly essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature.” This is essential reading for every devotee of classic terror.

Synopsis:

This edition contains the definitive, restored edition of Lovecraft's masterpiece of terror, At the Mountains of Madness, published in paperback for the first time ever, as well as his definitive essay Supernatural Horror in Literature, called by Robert Bloch (author of Psycho) one of the finest essays on horror fiction ever written. Lovecraft has inspired countless authors, filmmakers, and readers for nearly a century, and this classic of horror will show readers why.

Synopsis:

Introduction by China Miéville

Long acknowledged as a master of nightmarish visions, H. P. Lovecraft established the genuineness and dignity of his own pioneering fiction in 1931 with his quintessential work of supernatural horror, At the Mountains of Madness. The deliberately told and increasingly chilling recollection of an Antarctic expeditions uncanny discoveries-and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization-is a milestone of macabre literature.

This exclusive new edition, presents Lovecrafts masterpiece in fully restored form, and includes his acclaimed scholarly essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature.” This is essential reading for every devotee of classic terror.

About the Author

H. P. LOVECRAFT is one of the seminal horror authors of the twentieth century. He wrote more than one hundred stories, and achieved popular acclaim in such publications as Astounding Stories and Weird Tales. Though he died in 1937, the small press publisher Arkham House was established in 1939 to preserve Lovecrafts works for future generations

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ISBN:
9780812974416
Introduction:
Mieville, China
Publisher:
Modern Library
Introduction by:
Mieville, China
Introduction:
Mieville, China
Author:
Lovecraft, H.P.
Author:
Mieville, China
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fossils
Subject:
Scientific expeditions
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Horror fiction
Subject:
Horror
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Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.5 in 0.375 lb

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Product details 224 pages Modern Library - English 9780812974416 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This edition contains the definitive, restored edition of Lovecraft's masterpiece of terror, At the Mountains of Madness, published in paperback for the first time ever, as well as his definitive essay Supernatural Horror in Literature, called by Robert Bloch (author of Psycho) one of the finest essays on horror fiction ever written. Lovecraft has inspired countless authors, filmmakers, and readers for nearly a century, and this classic of horror will show readers why.
"Synopsis" by , Introduction by China Miéville

Long acknowledged as a master of nightmarish visions, H. P. Lovecraft established the genuineness and dignity of his own pioneering fiction in 1931 with his quintessential work of supernatural horror, At the Mountains of Madness. The deliberately told and increasingly chilling recollection of an Antarctic expeditions uncanny discoveries-and their encounter with untold menace in the ruins of a lost civilization-is a milestone of macabre literature.

This exclusive new edition, presents Lovecrafts masterpiece in fully restored form, and includes his acclaimed scholarly essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature.” This is essential reading for every devotee of classic terror.

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