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Someone in the Dark

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August Derleth. Someone in the Dark. [Sauk City]: Arkham House, 1941. Second printing, Currey binding (B). Twelvemo. 335 pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. Dust jacket, with illustration by Frank Utpatel,
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Published June 1st 1978 by Jove Pubns (first published 1941)
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Nov 19, 2008 Chris rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: those looking for another reason to appreciate Lovecraft all the more
This collection of stories by August Derleth, the celebrated pupil of H.P. Lovecraft, exposed me to some seriously creepy stuff. Extremely discomforting. Hell, I’d almost call it spine-tingling. And this unspeakable horror was thus: being a world-renown fan and occasional collaborator with Lovecraft makes a great author not.

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August William Derleth was an American writer and anthologist. Though best remembered as the first publisher of the writings of H. P. Lovecraft, and for his own contributions to the Cthulhu Mythos genre of horror, Derleth was a leading American regional writer of his day, as well as prolific in several other genres, including historical fiction, poetry, detective fiction, science fiction, and ...more
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