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The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath
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July 15, 2012
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August 12, 2012
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Dana Campbell
Reading this was like slogging through quicksand. I wanted to enjoy it, I really did, but I just couldn't. I read at least 50 pages a day. This 101 page book took me the entire month to read. It's like Lovecraft sat down and said how many elaborate adjectives can I fit into each sentence. I have an expansive vocabulary so I only had to lookup a word every few pages but I can imagine most people would need a dictionary every few sentences. Also nothing happens. The book over there the most terrif ...more
This was the first Lovecraft I've read and the version I got seemed to only include the one story rather than all 6 so I might have to try and track down a better copy.

I found it a bit disorientating there was little information on what was going on what things were or much in the way of character development. We have the main character Carter who wants to see some city he dreams about so sets off to talk to the gods. It was unclear for a while that he was doing this in some sort of dream world
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