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The Children of Cthulhu: Chilling New Tales Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft Hardcover – 1 Jan 2002

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  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Del Rey Books; Stated 1st Edition edition (1 Jan. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0345449266
  • ISBN-13: 978-0345449269
  • Product Dimensions: 14.9 x 3.6 x 21.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,368,532 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Descend to the depths of primal horror with this chilling collection of original stories drawn from H. P. Lovecraft?s shocking, terrifying, and eerily prescient Cthulhu mythos. In twenty-one dark visions, a host of outstanding contemporary writers tap into our innermost fears, with tales set in a misbegotten new world that could have been spawned only by the master of the macabre himself, H. P. Lovecraft. Inside you?ll find

DETAILS
by China Mi?ville: A curious boy discovers that within the splinters of cracked wood or the tangle of tree branches, the devil is in the details.

VISITATION by James Robert Smith: When Edgar Allan Poe arrives, a callow man finally gets what he always wanted?and what he may eternally despise.

MEET ME ON THE OTHER SIDE
by Yvonne Navarro: A couple in love with terror travels beyond their wildest dreams?and into their nightmares.

A FATAL EXCEPTION HAS OCCURRED AT . . .
by Alan Dean Foster: Internet terrorism extends far beyond transmitting threats of evil.

DARK OF THE MOON by James Dorr: A cosmonaut watches helplessly as her husband walks on the surface of the moon?into inescapable horror.

SPECTACLE OF A MAN by Weston Ochse: Crucifixion becomes a seductive maelstrom of madness with this postmodern twist on an ancient torture.

The true horror of Lovecraft?s extraordinary fiction lies in the unknown. He beguiles us with very real worlds filled with sheer terror, which lie just beyond comprehension. Children of Cthulhu features twenty-one modern masters bring who Lovecraft?s original ideas and stark images roaring into the twenty-first century in all their grisly, godless glory.

About the Author

John Pelan is an acclaimed author whose fiction includes the Lovecraftian novella The Colour out of Darkness. He is the editor of such groundbreaking anthologies as Darkside: Horror for the Next Millennium, The Devil Is not Mocked, and The Last Continent: New Tales of Zothique. His solo stories have appeared in publications such as The Urbanite, Gothic.net, Enigmatic Tales, and Carpe Noctem. He is the founder of the publishing house Darkside Press, and cofounder of Midnight House. He lives in Seattle.

Benjamin Adams is an editor and author whose stories have appeared in such anthologies as Blood Muse, Miskatonic University, 365 Scary Stories, Singers of Strange Songs, and Return to Lovecraft Country.


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