"A clear, comprehensive guide to Lovecraft's worlds, Gods, creatures, people and places. This guide is a treasure for those newly approaching Lovecraft's works, and old hats who will want to use it as a reference for refreshing one's mind on a particular item, person, place, or story. A truly marvelous compendium." --N. Mara-McKay, Spiral Nature
Anthony Pearsall was born and raised in California, where he still lives. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley. The Lovecraft Lexicon is his first book.
The Lovecraft Lexicon was a perfect companion to my Encyclopedia Cthulhiana. While one covers the monsters, the Lexicon goes deeper into the locales and language that Lovecraft... Read morePublished on June 17, 2013 by Andy Nunez, Editor of Against the Odds Magazine
A couple of times when I was younger I tried to compile a lexicon like this. It was just so fascinating seeing all the references and connections that Lovecraft put into his work. Read morePublished on December 12, 2011 by Patrick F. Conolly
The author has copied and alphabetized almost every personal and place name in the stories he surveys, but shows little specialized knowledge of the type to be expected in a... Read morePublished on October 13, 2009 by Perfectionist
I only recently began reading Lovecraft's Mythos stories and this book is a welcome aid. It helps me make sense of all the different characters and get a better feel for the... Read morePublished on May 10, 2008 by C. Reeves
I've been a fan of H.P. Lovecraft's unique brand of horror writing since I was in high school. Now, after many years have passed, I still love all things Lovecraft. Read morePublished on October 10, 2007 by W. K. Boozer