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
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.