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Trevor (mookse) | 1425 comments Mod
Shadows of Carcosa: Tales of Cosmic Horror by Lovecraft, Chambers, Machen, Poe, and Other Masters of the Weird

Shadows of Carcosa

Publication Date: October 6, 2015
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From the fictional land of Carcosa that inspired the HBO show True Detective to H. P. Lovecraft’s accursed New England hills, this collection features some of the most legendary landscapes of the cosmic horror genre. The collection includes the following twelve stories:

-Edgar Allan Poe, “MS. Found in a Bottle”
-Bram Stoker, “The Squaw”
-Ambrose Bierce, “Moxon’s Master”
-Ambrose Bierce, “The Damned Thing”
-Ambrose Bierce, “An Inhabitant of Carcosa”
-R. W. Chambers, “The Repairer of Reputations”
-M. P. Shiel, “The House of Sounds”
-Arthur Machen, “The White People”
-Algernon Blackwood, “The Willows”
-Henry James, “The Jolly Corner”
-Walter de la Mare, “Seaton’s Aunt”
-H. P. Lovecraft, “The Colour Out of Space”


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Gary  | 37 comments This looks like a fun collection for October. Great cover as usual.

Yet Iam not ready to think of October. It will take a good spring and summer, to burn away the memories of the worst Winter in New England history.


message 3: by Trevor (new)

Trevor (mookse) | 1425 comments Mod
Good luck with that, Gary! And there are some great spring and summer books just out and coming out to help! Thinking of White's gardening book or The Peach Blossom Fan :-) .


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Trevor (mookse) | 1425 comments Mod
I loved this collection. For those keeping track, this is a reprint of The Colour Out of Space that went out of print a few years ago. All of the stories from that volume are included here, and this one adds Bierce's "An Inhabitant of Carcosa," Carcosa being the place that inspired Chambers and Lovecraft and, apparently (haven't seen the show) True Detective.


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Trevor (mookse) | 1425 comments Mod
I thought that I'd moved this from forthcoming already, but in case you didn't know -- it's out!


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