Cthulhu Mythos

The Cthulhu Mythos is the name given to a shared fictional cosmology inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Whereas Lovecraftian horror in general explores his larger themes, stories classified as "Cthulhu Mythos" involve his invented deities, monsters, books, and places.


Tales of the Al-Azif: A Cthulhu Mythos Anthology
Dead Lies Dreaming (Laundry Files, #10; The New Management, #1)
The Last Ritual
Tales of Yog-Sothoth
Cult of the Spider Queen
Litany of Dreams
The Devourer Below
On Safari in R'lyeh and Carcosa with Gun and Camera
Weirdbook Annual #2: The Third Cthulhu Mythos MEGAPACK®
Grim Investigations: Arkham Horror: The Collected Novellas, Vol. 2
To Fight the Black Wind
Under Twin Suns: Alternate Histories of the Yellow Sign
The Necronomnomnom: Recipes and Rites from the Lore of H. P. Lovecraft
The Labyrinth Index (Laundry Files, #9)
The Fall of Delta Green
The Call of Cthulhu
The Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre
The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana: A Guide to Lovecraftian Horror
The Shadow over Innsmouth
At the Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror
At the Mountains of Madness
The Atrocity Archives (Laundry Files, #1)
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
Mysteries of the Worm
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos
Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales
Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors
The Hastur Cycle: 13 Tales That Created and Define Dread Hastur, of the King in Yellow, Nighted Yuggoth, and Dire Carcosa (Call of Cthulhu Books)
Dark Forces by Kirby McCauleyThe Dark Descent by David G. Hartwell999 by Al SarrantonioSNAFU by Geoff BrownRead Us or Die by Jason Gehlert
Best Horror Anthologies
464 books — 734 voters
Stalked by the Kraken by Lillian LarkTreasure of the Abyss by Tiffany RobertsThe Kraken's Sacrifice by Katee RobertA Kiss From a Kraken by Charlotte SwanSquirm by Cari Silverwood
Tentacle Sex with Women
88 books — 48 voters

The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories by H.P. LovecraftArabella of Mars by David D. LevineDragonbreath by Ursula VernonThe Shambling Guide to New York City by Mur LaffertyWork, with Occasional Molemen by Jeremiah Tolbert
Drabblecast Authors
97 books — 3 voters
Dagon by H.P. LovecraftBeyond the Wall of Sleep by H.P. LovecraftThe Statement of Randolph Carter by H.P. LovecraftThe Terrible Old Man by H.P. Lovecraft
Mitos de Cthulhu//Cthulhu Myths
4 books — 1 voter

Pool Pussycat by Red PescaThe Battle for Alien Relish by Moctezuma JohnsonChoose Your Own Kink SEXcapades by Moctezuma JohnsonSunbathing in the Trailer Park by Callie PressThe Sex Manual by Moctezuma Johnson
smutpunk worth reading
22 books — 5 voters
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories by H.P. LovecraftTales of the Cthulhu Mythos by Jim TurnerThe Shadow over Innsmouth by H.P. LovecraftThe Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories by H.P. LovecraftThe Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories by H.P. Lovecraft
Best of the Cthulhu Mythos
248 books — 138 voters

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H.P. Lovecraft
The end is near. I hear a noise at the door, as of some immense slippery body lumbering against it. It shall not find me. God, that hand! The window! The window!
H.P. Lovecraft, Dagon et autres nouvelles de terreur

Laurence Galian
The name Cthulhu provides an important and fascinating parallel with pre-Islamic mystical Sufi practice. Cthulhu is very close to the Arabic world Khadhulu (also spelled al qhadhulu). Khadhulu is translated as 'Betrayer,' 'Forsaker,' or 'Abandoner.' Many Sufis and Muqarribun writings use this term 'Abandoner.' In Sufi and Muqarribun writings 'abandoner' refers to the power that fuels the practices of Tajrid 'outward detachment' and Tafrid 'interior solitude. ...more
Laurence Galian, The Sun At Midnight: The Revealed Mysteries Of The Ahlul Bayt Sufis

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