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The Trail of Cthulhu by August Derleth
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it was ok

Derleth's pale, weird imitation of his hero's anti-epics (esp. the decades-ranging Shadow Out of Time) is curious for several reasons, a few of which being: All of the characters are essentially the same; they know about the Cthulhu mythos and yet do not go insane; they speak at length about Cthulhu and only have to escape Deep Ones, who are also easy to identify (frog-fish people? check) and timid. Anywho, still a fun, easy read, for all the other reasons, all typical of HPL's successors (of whom, in defense of imitation, it must be said that CASmith and Lin Carter are actually rawesome).
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