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H.P. Lovecraft Biography: The Dark, Twisted World of The Horror Fiction Writer Who Was Recognized a Decade After His Death



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Table of Contents

The Man Behind The Myth

The Poet of Madness

A Dreamer’s Childhood

Early Period

Lord Dunsany and New Inspirations

Sonia Greene

The Father of Cthulhu

Unknown Kadath

Death of a Genius

Afterword



The Man Behind the Myth

I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.” – H.P. Lovecraft

Is there a single person on the Internet who hadn’t heard of the Great Cthulhu, an octopus dragon monster stirring in his slumber in a strange underwater city of R’Lyeh? Even the people totally unfamiliar with the works of Howard Philip Lovecraft must have heard of this creature, or at least saw a couple of Internet memes dedicated to it.


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