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Peter Straub is one of America’s foremost authors of supernatural and suspense fiction. He is the New York Times bestselling author of a dozen novels, including the horror classic Ghost Story and The Talisman, which he cowrote with Stephen King. His latest novel, Black House—also written with King—is a #1 New York Times bestseller. A past president of the Horror Writers of America and multiple award winner, he lives in New York City.
The Library of America is to be commended for publishing this splendid collection of H. P. Lovecraft's fiction.
Not only is it beautiful in a simple and subtle way, it contains all the work that makes Lovecraft so memorable.
I really like the Library of America book styles and this will surely not be the last one I purchase from them.
I read some of this because I thought I should give Lovecraft a try. Sadly, it struck me as a very poor imitation of Poe...Published 14 days ago by Edwin A. Quist
This beautiful edition of the best stories by Lovecraft is worth every dollar you spend on it. You know it is considered great literature if it is brought out by the wonderful... Read morePublished 1 month ago by George Nestler
I had never read anything by Lovecraft although had heard of him thru Stephen King. A fun weird read and well worth the cost. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Slippery Al
Great stuff. Quality book. There is a reason that the likes of Steven King and Peter Straub list HPL as major influences/likes. Very weird stories that are a great deal of fun.Published 2 months ago by H. Kipfer
A very handsome volume containig most of the highlights of HPL's horror writing, including two full-length novellas. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joshua Davis
Rather than review the writings, which has already been covered here, and most buyers probably are already familiar with, I'll just comment on the quality of this fine volume, as... Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Reicherts
Like many others, I had heard of the Lovecraft mythos, but never actually read Lovecraft. This is an affliction I believe that even most Lovecraft fans suffer, BTW. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Adrian Jenkins
Lovecraft takes the reader into other worlds like few others have been able to. His material is horrifying, dark, psychologically thrilling, historic, mysterious, other-worldly... Read morePublished 4 months ago by D. Alder
I have the hardcover edition of this book, TALES, and I like the mix of more known works with lesser known efforts. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Snoopet