Download E-books The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness PDF

By H. P. Lovecraft

The most influential practitioners of yankee horror, H.P. Lovecraft encouraged the paintings of Stephen King, Anne Rice, and Clive Barker. As he perfected his mastery of the macabre, his works constructed from seminal fragments into said masterpieces of terror. This quantity strains his chilling occupation and includes:

IMPRISONED WITH THE PHARAOHS--Houdini seeks to bare the demons that inhabit the Egyptian night.
AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS--An unsuspecting day trip uncovers a urban of untold terror, buried underneath an Antarctic wasteland.

Plus, for the 1st time in any Del Rey edition:

HERBERT WEST: REANIMATOR--Mad experiments yield hideous leads to this, the foundation for the cult movie Re-Animator.
COOL AIR--An icy condo hides secrets and techniques no guy dares unlock.
THE poor outdated MAN--The intruders search a fortune yet locate in basic terms death!

AND TWENTY-FOUR extra BLOOD-CHILLING TALES

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download E-books Between the Dark and the Daylight PDF

By Richard Marsh

Hailed via a few fanatics because the Stephen King of the early 20th century, Richard Marsh produced a prodigious physique of labor within the horror, secret, and supernatural genres earlier than turning to action-adventure later in lifestyles. the gathering among the darkish and the sunlight brings jointly a few of Marsh's most sensible paintings, starting from mysteries to romances and extra.

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Download E-books H. P. Lovecraft: Tales (Library of America) PDF

By H. P. Lovecraft

During this Library of the US quantity, the best-selling novelist Peter Straub brings jointly some of the best of H. P. Lovecraft's fiction in a treasury bound to convey fright and enjoyment either to longtime fanatics and to readers new to his paintings. Early tales comparable to "The Outsider," "The song of Erich Zann," "Herbert West–Reanimator," and "The Lurking worry" reveal Lovecraft's uncanny skill to blur the excellence among fact and nightmare, sanity and insanity, the human and non-human. "The Horror at pink Hook" and "He" display the fascination and revulsion Lovecraft felt for brand new York urban; "Pickman's version" uncovers the scary mystery in the back of an artist's paintings; "The Rats within the partitions" is a terrifying descent into atavistic horror; and "The color Out of house" explores the eerie influence of a meteorite on a distant Massachusetts valley.

In such later works as "The name of Cthulhu," "The Whisperer in Darkness," "At the Mountains of Madness," "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," and "The Shadow Out of Time," Lovecraft built his personal nightmarish mythology within which encounters with historical, pitiless extraterrestrial intelligences wreak havoc on hapless people who purely steadily start to glimpse "terrifying vistas of truth, and our frightful place therein." relocating from previous New England cities haunted by way of occult pasts to Antarctic wastes that reveal appalling secrets and techniques, Lovecraft's stories proceed to exert a dread fascination.

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Download E-books Amsterdam Stories (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

By Nescio

Not anyone has written extra feelingly and extra fantastically than Nescio in regards to the insanity and unhappiness, braveness and vulnerability of juvenile: its large plans and obscure longings, let alone the binges, crashes, and marathon walks and talks. nobody, for that topic, has written with such pristine readability concerning the radiating canals of Amsterdam and the cloud-swept panorama of the Netherlands.

Who used to be Nescio? Nescio—Latin for “I don’t know”—was the pen identify of J.H.F. Grönloh, the hugely winning director of the Holland–Bombay buying and selling corporation and a father of four—someone who knew good enough approximately good adulthood. in simple terms in his spare time and below the canopy of a pseudonym, as though commemorating a misplaced self, did he enable himself cross, generating over the process his lifetime a handful of completely unique tales that comprise the most luminous pages in smooth literature.

This is the 1st English translation of Nescio’s tales.

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Download E-books Dreams of a Robot Dancing Bee PDF

By James Tate

“Fiction fanatics who come to this booklet with an open brain will locate themselves challenged and entertained through a super author with a really fertile imagination.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"When he turns to prose, this Pulitzer Prize-winning poet indicates an incredibly basic style."—Details

James Tate turns out either awed and bemused via small-town existence in those forty-four tales packed with legends, flights of fancy, tragedies, and small ruptures in traditional life. His narrators converse in an idiom that's strange and fully American.

James Tate is the writer of fourteen books of poetry and the recipient of diverse awards: fellowships from the NEA and Guggenheim foundations, the nationwide e-book Award, and the Pulitzer Prize.

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Download E-books Birds of a Lesser Paradise: Stories PDF

By Megan Mayhew Bergman

An “astonishing debut assortment, by means of a author akin to such greats as Alice Munro, Elizabeth Strout, or even Chekhov” (Sara Gruen, writer of Water for Elephants), targeting ladies navigating relationships with people, animals, and the flora and fauna.

Exploring the best way our offerings and relationships are formed via the threat and sweetness of the flora and fauna, Megan Mayhew Bergman’s strong and heartwarming assortment captures the unbelievable moments whilst the pull of our biology turns into obvious, whilst love or worry collides with stable feel, or while our attachment to an animal or wild position can’t be denied.

In “Housewifely Arts,” a unmarried mom and her son force hours to trace down an African grey parrot which may mimic her deceased mother’s voice. A population-control activist faces the clash among her loyalty to the surroundings and her maternal wish in “Yesterday’s Whales.” And within the identify tale, a lonely naturalist permits an enticing stranger to guide her and her getting older father on a hunt for an elusive woodpecker.

As clever as they're relocating, the tales in Birds of a Lesser Paradise are alive with emotion, wit, and perception into the outstanding energy that nature has over we all. This outstanding assortment introduces a tender author of exceptional expertise.

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Download E-books Contes de La Becasse (Petits Classiques Larousse Texte Integral) (French Edition) PDF

L. a. réunion sous ce titre de 17 nouvelles aux sujets très différents est justifiée par l. a. première intitulée l. a. Bécasse : une culture de chasseurs de bécasse veut que chacun raconte une histoire au cours du repas qui les réunit. Ces nouvelles, qu’elles soient drôles ou pathétiques, ou encore proches du fantastique, sont, pour los angeles plupart, comme toujours chez Maupassant, des peintures cruelles de l. a. société.

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