Lovecraft's Legacy: A CentennialCelebration of H.P. Lovecraft

Lovecraft s Legacy A CentennialCelebration of H P Lovecraft H P Lovecraft is one of the most influential modern horror writers Lovecraft s fiction is a category unto itself Eschewing the traditional werewolves vampires and ghosts of most horror fiction he w

  • Title: Lovecraft's Legacy: A CentennialCelebration of H.P. Lovecraft
  • Author: Robert E. Weinberg Martin H. Greenberg Brian Lumley Gary Brandner Joseph A. Citro Chet Williamson Brian McNaughton Gene Wolfe
  • ISBN: 9780312861407
  • Page: 419
  • Format: Paperback
  • H.P Lovecraft is one of the most influential modern horror writers Lovecraft s fiction is a category unto itself Eschewing the traditional werewolves, vampires, and ghosts of most horror fiction, he wrote of dread Elder Gods and cosmic, earth shattering horrors Lovecraft mined rich veins of terror uniquely his own, and wherever in the known and unknown universe his imaH.P Lovecraft is one of the most influential modern horror writers Lovecraft s fiction is a category unto itself Eschewing the traditional werewolves, vampires, and ghosts of most horror fiction, he wrote of dread Elder Gods and cosmic, earth shattering horrors Lovecraft mined rich veins of terror uniquely his own, and wherever in the known and unknown universe his imagination sped, readers followed fascinated, enrapt, and terrified by the scope of his dark vision.More than fifty years after his death, Lovecraft s fiction continues to influence each new generation of horror readers and writers Lovecraft s Legacy collects 13 stories by critically acclaimed, award winning horror and dark fantasy writers, including F Paul Wilson, Brian Lumley, Gene Wolfe, and Gahan Wilson With an introduction by Robert Bloch, author of Psycho, this splendid anthology pays well deserved homage to the late, great master of the weird tale.

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    1. Harán unos 15 años que leí este libro por vez primera. Fue de las primeras adquisiciones para mi biblioteca. Debo reconocer que en ese momento no me había leído aún todo Lovecraft, sin embargo tuve la suerte de encontrarlo en una venta de saldos y no pude dejar pasarlo. Recuerdo que me gustó mucho, aunque no voy a mentir: la verdad es que no entendí mucho de lo que estaba pasando. No pude interpretar varias referencias y eso hizo que mi experiencia no fuera tan satisfactoria. Como sea, m [...]

    2. A Secret of the Heart, by Mort CastleA 190 year old man recounts the story of his immortality courtesy of a glyph inscribed upon his heart by an occult doctor. Dense, flowery 19th century English, inspired by Edgar Allen Poe, I'm told. It was pretty but difficult to stay engaged. 3 stars--------------------The Other Man, by Ray GartonA man in a happy marriage begins to lose his wife. She develops a sudden, intense interest in astral projection, becomes distant, and mutters strange things in her [...]

    3. Not a sterling collection, by any means, but once again, it's an anthology, so you know right away that you're taking a chance when you get into a book of short stories. Some are great, some are okay, and a couple of them, well, less than what I would have hoped for considering the topic. I do think that if you're a junkie for this stuff as I seem to be, then you don't want to miss this one by any means, but it wouldn't be on the top of my list of best short stories by writers influenced by good [...]

    4. Es buen libro a pesar de tener relatos metidos con calzador en los mitos. Pero tengo un bloqueo Lovecraftiano, he leído demasiado de él and company, extremadamente repetitivo su mundo. No da para mucho: locura o primigenios.Hay dos relatos merecidos de ser resaltados por su calidad: “Los Paramos” y “El señor de la tierra”.

    5. -Cariñoso homenaje pero discutible.- Género. Relatos.Lo que nos cuenta. Recopilación de relatos basados con más o menos fuerza y libertad en el universo y conceptos creados por H. P. Lovecraft, seleccionados por Robert Weinberg y Martin H. Greenberg, con introducción de Robert Bloch a modo cariñoso recuerdo en forma de carta abierta, todos escritos por y para esta antología y que tratan de forma irregular temas como la vida de un asesino, discusiones familiares por razones religiosas y ec [...]

    6. Este libro es una colección de relatos basados en los Mitos y, como tal, podemos diferenciar entre sus autores y calidades los de aquellos que se tomaron a Lovecraft completamente en serio de los que le conocieron jugando al rol y han seguido escribiendo como si todo fuese una partida, en este caso tristemente dirigida para un montón de adolescentes pajeros (no siempre es así). También hay alguno que ha sabido encontrar el justo término medio, pero no es la tónica general de esta recopilac [...]

    7. A collection of Lovecraftian tales by modern authors. This little love letter to HPL has a wide variety of contibutors and some of the stories stand head and shoulders above the rest. The one's I've particularly liked are highlighted. It includes:An Introduction by Robert BlochA Secret of the Heart by Mort CastleThe Other Man by Ray GartonWill by Graham MastertonBig "C" by Brian LumleyUgly by Gary BrandnerThe Blade and the Claw by Hugh B. CaveSoul Keeper by Joseph A. CitroFrom the Papers of Helm [...]

    8. A patchy collection of short stories by authors influenced by HPL. Gene Wolfe's "Lord of the Land", F. Paul Wilson's "The Barrens", and Brian Lumley's "Big C" are the stand-outs for me. Edited by Robert E. Weinberg and Martin H. Greenberg. Introduction by Robert Bloch.

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