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The Transition of Titus Crow (Titus Crow #2)

3.75 of 5 stars 3.75  ·  rating details  ·  151 ratings  ·  7 reviews
The Titus Crow novels are adventure horror, full of acts of nobility and heroism, featuring travel to exotic locations and alternate planes of existence as Titus Crow and his faithful companion and record-keeper fight the gathering forces of darkness wherever they arise. The menaces are the infamous and deadly Elder Gods of the work of H.P. Lovecraft. Chthulu and his dark ...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published January 15th 1999 by Tor Books (first published May 20th 1975)
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Allen Garvin
The Burrowers Beneath was reasonably fun. This sequel, though, is dull dull dull. It's set 10 years after the first. Titus Crow has gone missing in time and space. He returns about half-through and details his adventures time-travelling, which are pretty dull. He visits the dying planet earth and finds a race of spacefaring beetles. Goes back to the dinosaurs and nearly gets pecked to death by a pterodon. Gets stuck in Roman England for a while but does nothing exciting. Crashlands on a planet w ...more
C.T. Phipps
The Transition of Titus Crow is the second book in the Titus Crow series by Brian Lumley. It also represents a transition from the first novel's Pulpish but grounded flair to something significantly more cosmic, which will continue throughout the rest of the series. In a very real way, while The Burrowers Beneath was occult Sherlock Holmes vs. The Cthulhu Mythos, this is more Doctor Who.

This isn't to say the book is bad, far from it. Instead, I would go to say this is some very good classic sc

I usually jump about a lot in my reading matter. It’s rare that I will read a series or even a sequel to a book straight after the first one, so it’s a testament to Brian Lumley, that I began THE TRANSITION OF TITUS CROW just days after reading the first in this Cthulhu Mythos series, THE BURROWERS BENEATH.

Where BURROWERS was a monstrous horror story, TRANSITION is very much science-fiction, or perhaps science fantasy. The end of BURROWERS left occult investigator Titus Crow and his companion De
William Mansky
Quite simply, this book has nothing to do with the works of Lovecraft in anything but name. In fact, it's not even horror: it's pulp science fiction, with a value-set that belongs more to the '50s than the '80s, with a few ham-handed references to the Cthulu Mythos thrown in. A few sections are decently interesting, if not original - in particular, the sections that make no mention of Cthulu or pretense to horror. It's rarely that I've found myself rooting so fervently for something terrible to ...more
The first Titus Crow novel set the tone for a Lovecraft experience, the follow up was more Gulliver’s Travels, than Cthulhu mythos.
Anzu Lahmu
An Dream Voyage that I come back to again and again.
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Brian Lumley was born near Newcastle. In 22 years as a Military Policeman he served in many of the Cold War hotspots, including Berlin, as well as Cyprus in partition days. He reached the rank of Sergeant-Major before retiring to Devon to write full-time, and his work was first published in 1970. The vampire series, 'Necroscope', has been translated into ten languages and sold over a million copie ...more
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