The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter (including the episodic novel "The Terror Out of Time")
The late Lin Carter was the driving force behind the famous Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series of the 1970's. He was also a prolific writer and anthologist of horror and fantasy with over eighty titles to his credit, including Lovecraft: A Look at the Cthulhu Mythos.
Carter's tales of mythos horror are... [click here for more]
The Taint of the Deep Ones in 13 Tales
The decadent, smugly rotting, secret-filled town of Innsmouth is a supreme creation of Howard Philips Lovecraft. It so finely mixes the carnal and the metaphysical that writers continue to take inspiration from it. New readers squirm in encountering Lovecraft's horrifying vision, then return to revel in the tale's grim wit and careful invention.... [click here for more]
All the Tales Pertaining to the Fabulous Realm of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany"... Dunsany has influenced me more than anyone else except Poe—his rich language, his cosmic point of view, his remote dream-world, & his exquisite sense of the fantastic, all appeal to me more than anything else in mordern literature. My first encounter with him ... gave an immense impetus to... [click here for more]
The Wind Walker of the Icy Wastes
"The stars had been blotted out . . . the great cloud which had obscured the sky looked curiously like the outline of a great man. And . . . where the top of the 'cloud' must have been, where the head of the thing should have been, there were two gleaming stars, visible despite the shadow, two gleaming stars, burning bright — like eyes!" —August... [click here for more]