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Return Of The Deep Ones: And Other Mythos Tales

3.85 of 5 stars 3.85  ·  rating details  ·  55 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Paperback, 400 pages
Published 1994 by ROC
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I got hold of RETURN OF THE DEEP ONES AND OTHER MYTHOS TALES purely because it included two novella-length Mythos stories that I hadn't read before. I'm a big fan of Brian Lumley's Lovecraftian writing - whether it be the Titus Crow outings or his stand-alone efforts - so when I saw this volume at a car boot sale (for the princely sum of 20p!) I had to get it.

I bypassed two Titus Crow yarns - INCEPTION and LORD OF THE WORMS - as I'm already partway through tackling a separate anthology, THE COMP
I bought this volume because it contains a couple of Lumley stories I didn't yet have. I'd recommend it for that reason for the Cthulhu Mythos collector. As general horror it may fall a bit flat, as each story shows Lumley's penchant for pulp-era adventure. I gave it four stars based on the Mythos collector in me.

Not being a Titius Crow fan, I'd give Inception a 3/5. It's an average Mythos story, but not memorable. Titus Crow fans may want to add a star. I liked Lord of the Worms better. Much mo
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vii • Foreword (Return of the Deep Ones and Other Mythos Tales) • (1994) • essay by Brian Lumley
1 • Inception • [Titus Crow] • (1987) • shortstory by Brian Lumley
19 • Lord of the Worms • [Titus Crow] • (1983) • novella by Brian Lumley
97 • Beneath the Moors • (1974) • novel by Brian Lumley
216 • The Return of the Deep Ones • (1984) • novel by Brian Lumley
I loved these stories!!! ^_^ totally looking up more Mythos horror now :D
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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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Necroscope (Necroscope, #1) Necroscope II: Vamphyri! (Necroscope, #2) Necroscope III: The Source (Necroscope, #3) Necroscope IV: Deadspeak (Necroscope, #4) Necroscope V: Deadspawn (Necroscope, #5)

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