The author writes:
This book began as an expansion of my essay, "H. P. Lovecraft: The Decline of the West," in The Weird Tale, but very quickly became something quite different, to the degree that the two works have little save the title in common. I have always been interested in Lovecraft the philosopher, and in my Starmont Reader's Guide to Lovecraft (1982) I attempted a very compressed... [click here for more]
The Best Weird Tales of Arthur Machen Volume 2
Born in Wales in 1863, Machen was a London journalist for much of his life. Among his fiction, he may be best known for the allusive, haunting title story of this book, "The White People", which H. P. Lovecraft thought to be the second greatest horror story ever written (after Blackwood's "The Willows").
This wide ranging collection also includes the... [click here for more]
Katharine Vance had supposedly committed suicide in 1932, but when she surfaces under another name a year later, with no memory of her previous life, private eye Joe Scintilla is hired to investigate. He must travel from his native New York to Los Angeles to Italy, to uncover the nefarious schemes of "The Removal Company." A thrill-a-minute hard-boiled adventure, the first of a series!... [click here for more]