The basic idea of a Mythos tale . . . is an interior skeleton like a mammal's, a frame on which to grow . . . It forms the baseline against which the new variations may be measured. It is not a denial of flexibility; it is something to be flexible with.Preface by Ramsey Campbell, fascinating introduction by Price, beautiful cover art by Gahan Wilson, and 26 tales by Campbell, Lumley, Sutton, Wagner, Tierney, Lupoff, Ligotti, Burleson, Rainey and others. No overlap with previous anthologies. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Robert M. Price is one of the most active editors in the field of Lovecraftian horror, compiling on-going anthology series for Chaosium in paperback and Fedogan & Bremer in hard-cover, plus editing two specialty magazines. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
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