The Moon Pool and Other Wonders
H. P. Lovecraft, A. Merritt, Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Arthur Machen
the place does delusion finish and horror commence? Is there attractiveness in terror? Does horror own a religious measurement? In those 5 vintage stories written via said masters of the supernatural, those tense questions are explored…but no longer absolutely answered.
In his recognized essay, “Supernatural Horror in Literature,” horror grasp H. P. Lovecraft singled out numerous novelettes as classics. Lovecraft, the 20 th century’s maximum practitioner of his craft, used to be extensively learn and had impeccable flavor within the literature of the delusion and the supernatural. We’ve amassed essentially the most memorable of these tales Lovecraft praised for The Moon Pool and different Wonders.
“The Moon Pool”
by A. Merritt.
“The residence and the Brain”
by Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
by H. P. Lovecraft.
“The nice God Pan”
by Arthur Machen.
“What The Moon Brings”
by H. P. Lovecraft.
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“The Moon Pool” by way of A. Merritt. From the June 22, 1918 All-Story Weekly journal.
“The residence and the Brain” through Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton. 1859 by way of Blackwood’s Magazine.
“The Moon-Bog” by means of H. P. Lovecraft. From the June 1926 Weird Tales journal.
“The nice God Pan” via Arthur Machen. 1894
“What The Moon Brings” through H. P. Lovecraft. 1923 by way of The nationwide Amateur.
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