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H.P. Lovecraft: The Complete Omnibus

The Prime Years: 1926-1936

This volume covers H.P. Lovecraft’s “apprentice years”: roughly the first half of his literary career, the half written before his return to Providence in 1926. Every story written for publication under his own name is included in this volume, from 1917 through 1925.

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Table of Contents:

[NOTE: DIGITS IN BRACKETS CORRESPOND TO CHAPTER NUMBERS IN THE AUDIOBOOK EDITION]

  • Foreword [1 ] xiii

  • 1908: Refuge in Poetry [2] 3
    • The Beast in the Cave (1905) [3] 5
    • The Alchemist [4] 11
  • 1917: Return to the Field [5] 21
    • The Tomb [6] 23
    • Dagon [7] 33
    • A Reminiscence of Dr. Samuel Johnson [8] 39
    • Nemesis [9] 45
  • 1918: Starry Darkness [10] 51
    • Psychopompos: A Tale in Rhyme [11] 53
    • Polaris [12] 65
  • 1919: The Gentleman Fictioneer [13] 69
    • Beyond the Wall of Sleep [14] 71
    • Memory [15] 81
    • Old Bugs [16] 83
    • The Transition of Juan Romero [17] 91
    • The White Ship [18] 99
    • The Street [19] 105
    • The Doom that Came to Sarnath [20] 111
    • The Statement of Randolph Carter [21] 119
  • 1920: Out of the Chrysalis [22] 125
    • Ex Oblivione [23] 127
    • The Terrible Old Man [24] 131
    • The Tree [25] 135
    • The Cats of Ulthar [26] 141
    • The Temple [27] 145
    • Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and his Family [28] 159 I [29] 160 II [30] 163
    • Celephais [31] 169
    • From Beyond [32] 175
    • Nyarlarthotep [33] 183
    • The Picture in the House [34] 187
  • 1921: Will the Circle Be Unbroken [35] 195
    • The Nameless City [36] 197
    • The Quest of Iranon [37] 209
    • The Moon Bog [38] 217
    • The Outsider [39] 225
    • The Other Gods [40] 233
    • The Music of Erich Zann [41] 239
    • Herbert West, Reanimator [42] 247
      • I. From the Dark [43] 248
      • II. The Plague-D‘mon [44] 252
      • III. Six Shots by Midnight [45] 257
      • IV. The Scream of the Dead [46] 261
      • V. The Horror from the Shadows [47] 265
      • VI. The Tomb-Legions [48] 269
  • 1922: New Thresholds [49] 275
    • Hypnos [50] 277
    • Azathoth [51] 285
    • What the Moon Brings [52] 287
    • The Hound [53] 291
    • The Lurking Fear [54] 299
      • I. A Shadow on the Chimney [55] 299
      • II. A Passer in the Storm [56] 304
      • III. What the Red Glare Meant [57] 307
      • IV. The Horror in the Eyes [58] 311
  • 1923: The Weird Tales Era [59] 317
    • The Rats in the Walls [60] 319
    • The Unnamable [61] 337
    • The Festival [62] 345
  • 1924: Family Man [63] 355
    • The Shunned House [64] 359
  • 1925: Exile [70] 385
    • The Horror at Red Hook [71] 389
    • He [79] 409
    • In the Vault [80] 419
  • Afterword [81]
  • 427 Appendix A: Other Writings [82] 429
    • Sweet Ermengarde; or, The Heart of a Country Girl [83] 431
      • I. A Simple Rustic Maid [84] 432
      • II. And the Villain Still Pursued Her [85] 434
      • III. A Dastardly Act [86] 435
      • IV. Subtle Villainy [87] 435
      • V. The City Chap [88] 436
      • VI. Alone in the Great City [89] 436
      • VII. Happy Ever Afterward [90] 437
    • The History of the Necronomicon [91] 439
    • Supernatural Horror in Literature [92] 443
      • I. Introduction [93] 444
      • II. The Dawn of the Horror-Tale [94] 447
      • III. The Early Gothic Novel [95] 451
      • IV. The Apex of Gothic Romance [96] 455
      • V. The Aftermath of Gothic Fiction [97] 459
      • VI. Spectral Literature on the Continent [98] 465
      • VII. Edgar Allan Poe [99] 470
      • VIII. The Weird Tradition in America [100] 475
      • IX. The Weird Tradition in the British Isles [101] 485
      • X. Modern Masters [102] 493
  • Appendix B: Timeline of H.P. Lovecraft?s Life and Work [103] 507

 

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