The Gothic Tales of H.P. Lovecraft


An original selection of the writer’s stories, featuring some classics and many lesser-known tales, with a beautiful foil-on-board cover designed by Sinem Erkas to fit with the arresting series style.Includes an introduction by passionate fan and knowledgeable curator Xavier Aldana Reyes, offering a fresh take on Lovecraft’s works.

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H.P. Lovecraft is best known for his tales of cosmic horror, in which unnameable nightmares torment the limits of human consciousness. This mastery of weird and unspeakable terror is underpinned by the writer’s sizeable contribution to Gothic fiction.

This new collection of Lovecraft’s stories is the first to concentrate on his Gothic writing and includes tales from the beginning to the very end of the author’s career.

The writer’s weird vision mixes brilliantly with the trappings of earlier Gothic horror to form innovative mosaics of frightful fiction that will long haunt the reader’s subconscious.

About the Author: H. P. Lovecraft (1890–1937) achieved comparatively little fame during the course of his life compared with his widespread notoriety today as a master of weird and gothic fiction. From his home in Rhode Island he penned hundreds of short stories for pulp magazines and created entire fictional universes with their own pantheon of gods (including Cthulhu, with which he is perhaps most associated today).

Xavier Aldana Reyes (ed)
British Library Publishing
Publication date
August 2018
Approx. 240 pages
210 x 149 mm

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