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Postby e_taylor » Mon Apr 13, 2009 1:00 pm

We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight. - HP Lovecraft in From Beyond
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Postby Mbwun » Mon Apr 13, 2009 4:34 pm

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Postby e_taylor » Mon Apr 13, 2009 10:34 pm

Mbwun -

Despite the ridiculous price, its an awesome book! That one there is the slipcased edition, the one I got my hands on was traycased and came with a porfolio of extra prints. Thankfully I didn't pay that much! Its so heavy though... its a good thing I enjoy massive books for some odd reason.

In regards to the Cthulhu Mythos... Lovecraft mainly wrote short stories, so his Cthulhu related stuff is mixed in all over the place. I'd just go to your library and see what they've got. A lot of his non-Cthulhu stuff is quite good too, so you can't go too far wrong!
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Postby PohlSE » Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:42 pm

RATS IN THE WALLS is one of my favorites.


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Postby Mbwun » Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:53 pm

I see.

It would seem the library system here has a very limited selection of his work - only 4 titles to be found, and most of them are out on loan.

We have this regional library, where there are numerous branches that share the same catalogue of titles. If the one you want is at a branch distant from where you are, you requisition it to be brought to a branch near you. Sometimes it can be a pain in the arse to get it when the person who currently has it keeps renewing their loan.

Guess I'll keep a look out for titles at the used book stores, and thrift stores around here ... but I haven't noticed his work showing up with any great frequency.
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Postby raasnio » Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:20 pm

I'm a huge Lovecraft fan, but I'm guessing one would know that if only because of my avatar.
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Postby e_taylor » Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:46 pm

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Postby Slade » Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:32 pm

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Postby dreab trawets » Wed Apr 15, 2009 10:28 am

Thanks for the heads up, boss, have just bought it for 14.00 squid from Amazon.co.uk.
Thought of getting a new and used, but somethings just need to be mint.

Am going to start working my way through the sLADE books again, remind me which book had a lot of references (MORE THAN USUAL), to Lovecraft??
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Postby e_taylor » Wed Apr 15, 2009 1:32 pm

The library at school has all the original Arkham House 1st editions. I went to visit the special collections room they are housed in once, and it was quite disappointing to see them all gunked up with stickers and tape.... damn libraries!

But that omnibus that Slade posted certainly looks like the way to go. I might pic it up just to have everything in one place!
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Postby dreab trawets » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:21 pm

“After my head has been chopped off, will I still be able to hear, at least for a moment , the sound of my own blood gushing from my neck? That would be the best pleasure to end all pleasure. “
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Postby Mbwun » Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:06 pm

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Postby dreab trawets » Thu Apr 16, 2009 3:04 pm

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