From the Inside Flap
When H.P. Lovecraft first introduced his macabre universe in the pages of Weird Tales
magazine, the response was electrifying. Gifted writers?among them his closest peers?added sinister new elements to the fear-drenched landscape. Here are some of the most famous original stories from the pulp era that played a pivotal role in reflecting the master?s dark vision.
FANE OF THE BLACK PHARAOH
by Robert Bloch: A man obsessed with unearthing dark secrets succumbs to the lure of the forbidden.
BELLS OF HORROR
by Henry Kuttner: Infernal chimes ring the promise of dementia and mutilation.
THE FIRE OF ASSURBANIPAL
by Robert E. Howard: In the burning Afghan desert, a young American unleashes an ancient curse.
by Robert A. W. Lowndes: A hypnotized man finds himself in an alternate universe, trapped on a high wire between life and death. AND SIXTEEN MORE TALES OF ICY TERROR