Discover the true meaning of fear with these classic horror stories.
The Essential Tales of H.P. Lovecraft collects one of the author's most popular novellas, "At the Mountain of Madness," and six of his most famous short stories, including "The Call of Cthulhu," "The Shadow Out of Time," "The Dunwich Horror," "The Colour of Space," "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," and "The Whisperer in the Darkness." These hair-raising tales have inspired generations of authors and filmmakers, including Stephen King, Alan Moore, Guillermo del Toro, and Neil Gaiman. This elegantly designed clothbound edition features an elastic closure and a new introduction by Peter Cannon.
The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.
Howard Phillips "H. P." Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now widely seen as one of the most significant 20th century authors in his genre.
Peter Cannon is an H. P. Lovecraft scholar and an author of Cthulhu Mythos fiction. He is also a senior reviews editor at Publishers Weekly, where he assigns and edits the mystery and thriller reviews.