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Tour de Lovecraft - the Tales
3.86
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Nov 09, 2014
 
As If: Modern Enchantment and the Literary Prehistory of Virtual Reality
3.93
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Nov 27, 2012
 
The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
4.37
Like many collections, this one is rather uneven. That said, the good outweighs the bad, and I'm quite glad I read it.

Here's my breakdown:

"The Doctor'
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Aug 29, 2011
Mar 17, 2011
 
Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Innsmouth Whaler (The Supernatural Casefiles of Sherlock Holmes)
4.11
This is a short novel, easily read in one sitting. It folds Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson (the latter of whom is now, apparently, a vampire, due ...more
Feb 17, 2012
Feb 17, 2012
 
A Study in Emerald
4.24
This is my very favorite short story for good reason. With references to a number of classic Gothic texts (including Frankenstein and The Strange Case ...more
May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012
 
H.P. Lovecraft: Nightmare Countries: The Master of Cosmic Horror
3.92
For a coffee table book, this delivers a lot of content. S.T. Joshi is the go-to scholar in the field of Lovecraft studies, and while this eye-catchin ...more
Nov 10, 2014
Oct 31, 2014
 
Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe
4.57
I can't remember when I've had more fun reading a book.

J.W. Ocker takes the reader on a road trip dedicated to sites related to Edgar Allan Poe in Mas
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Jan 19, 2015
Jan 01, 2015
 
The Cthulhu Encryption: A Romance of Piracy
3.69
Edgar Allan Poe's great detective, Auguste Dupin, combined with H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos? I had to read this novel. And I'm glad I did.

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Dec 05, 2013
Nov 23, 2013
 
The Curious Case of H. P. Lovecraft
4.50
This book deserves a 4.5 rating, in my opinion.

It's high time readers had access to a contemporary, balanced, and well-written popular biography of H.
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Dec 13, 2014
Nov 17, 2014
 
Shoggoth's Old Peculiar
4.04
I own this story in many forms - as an audiobook, included in collections, and as a gorgeous stand-alone illustrated chapbook - and it never fails to ...more
May 31, 2013
May 31, 2013
 
That Ain't Right: Historical Accounts of the Miskatonic Valley (Mad Scientist Journal Presents #1)
4.54
I received this book as part of the Goodreads First Reads program.

I usually don't spare book covers a moment's notice, because I'm too focused on gett
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Dec 21, 2014
Oct 24, 2014
 
Reanimators
3.47
What Lovecraftian fun!

This tale follows Dr. Stuart Hartwell as he follows a decades-long quest of vengeance against Dr. Herbert West (of Lovecraft's "
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Sep 17, 2014
Sep 10, 2014
 
A Night in the Lonesome October
4.22
While this would be ideal reading for October, I'm glad I didn't wait until then to read it. This book has been recommended to me several times, and I ...more
Jun 03, 2012
May 24, 2012
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