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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.
If you are a fan of HPL, this is the book you need. It is written in his style. (He takes a lot more words before getting to the point). But that's his style of writing. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Anita Calderoni
I do love horror books, but I haven't tried reading the works of H.P. Lovecraft and i know that this was already around when I was still young I do know that the genre is... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Albert Bearden
The Kindle version of this book is misleading. It appears to be the digital version of a different hardback, one that contained the best stories of H. P. Read morePublished 1 month ago by furniturediva
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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 months ago by J. Reicherts