H. P. Lovecraft
Publisher : Abrams
Release Date : 2019-09-03
ISBN 13 : 1683359747
Total Pages : 160 pages
Rating : 4.8/5 (335 users downloads)
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Download or read book H. P. Lovecraft written by Michel Houellebecq and published by Abrams. This book was released on 2019-09-03 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The award-winning French novelist pays tribute to a literary hero in this critical biography of the master of horror—with a foreword by Stephen King. Best known for his acclaimed novels, such as the Prix Goncourt-winning The Map and the Territory, Michael Houellebecq devotes his single work of nonfiction to the pioneering author of horror and weird fiction, H. P. Lovecraft. In a volume that is part biographical sketch and part pronouncement on existence and literature, France's most famous contemporary author praises his prewar American alter ego, whose style couldn't be less like his own. With a foreword by Lovecraft admirer Stephen King, this eloquently translated edition is an insightful introduction to both Lovecraft’s dark mythology and Houellebecq’s deadpan prose.