The groups are organized in chronological order by the date that each work was written. Lovecraft's works can be found at the end of the book. These works formed the templates for the thousands of horror stories that followed and have been frightening and thrilling readers for the past two centuries. So turn the lights down low, curl up in an easy chair, and enjoy these Timeless Tales of Terror.
Maybe lock the doors and windows, just to be safe.
- Samuel Johnson!
- The Trap (Fantasy and Horror Classics);
- Tre millimetri al giorno (Fanucci Narrativa) (Italian Edition).
- Yale Digital Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson.
- H.P. Lovecraft - The Complete Fiction Omnibus Collection - Second Edition.
- White Shadows: Memories of Marienbad.
And don't forget to check out all the other volumes in the "Megapack" series! Search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Megapack" to see the complete list Lovecraft was perhaps the greatest twentieth century practitioner of the horror story, introducing to the genre a new evil, monstrous, pervasive and unconquerable.
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At the heart of these three stories are terrors unthinkable and strange: a crash-landing meteorite, the wretched inhabitant of an ancient castle and a grave-robber's curse. It will introduce a whole new generation of readers to Lovecraft's fiction, as well as being a must-buy for those fans who want all his work in a single, definitive volume. In this volume, Leslie S. Klinger reanimates Lovecraft with clarity and historical insight, charting the rise of the erstwhile pulp writer, whose rediscovery and reclamation into the literary canon can be compared only to that of Poe or Melville.
H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Fiction
Weaving together a broad base of existing scholarship with his own original insights, Klinger appends Lovecraft's uncanny oeuvre and Kafkaesque life story in a way that provides context and unlocks many of the secrets of his often cryptic body of work. Over the course of his career, Lovecraft—"the Copernicus of the horror story" Fritz Leiber —made a marked departure from the gothic style of his predecessors that focused mostly on ghosts, ghouls, and witches, instead crafting a vast mythos in which humanity is but a blissfully unaware speck in a cosmos shared by vast and ancient alien beings.
With nearly illustrations, including full-color reproductions of the original artwork and covers from Weird Tales and Astounding Stories, and more than 1, annotations, this volume illuminates every dimension of H. Lovecraft and stirs the Great Old Ones in their millennia of sleep. Sign in. Hidden fields. Top charts. New arrivals. Lovecraft This collection includes of H. At the Mountains of Madness. There is no evidence of what happened except a series of burial mounds, six of which contain dead specimens of unknown species. What began as a search for knowledge soon becomes a terrifying confrontation with the true nature of the world and the universe in all its stark blackness and unyielding oblivion.
For mankind is not—and never has been—the bright light of creation. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices. Edgar Allan Poe. Jekyll and Mr. Hours of great reading await, with tales from some of the 20th century's most renowned horror and dark fantasy authors. The Shadow of Innsmouth. O God, hear my prayer for the sake of Jesus Christ. Almighty God, heavenly Father, who desirest not the death of a sinner, look down with mercy upon me depraved with vain imaginations, and entangled in long habits of Sin.
Grant me that grace without which I can neither will nor do what is acceptable to thee. Pardon my sins, remove the impediments that hinder my obedience. Enable me to shake off Sloth, and to redeem the time mispent in idleness and Sin by a diligent application of the days 1 yet remaining to the duties which thy Providence shall allot me. O God grant me thy Holy Spirit that I may repent and amend my life, grant me contrition, grant me resolution 2 for the sake of Jesus Christ, to whose covenant I now 3 implore admission, of the benefits of whose death I implore participation; 4 for his sake have mercy on me O God; for his sake, O God, pardon and receive me.
Almighty and most merciful Father by whose providence my life has been prolonged, and who hast granted me now 5 to begin another year of probation, vouchsafe me such assistance of thy Holy Spirit, that the continuance of my life may not add to the measure of my guilt, but that I may so repent of the days and years passed in neglect of the duties which thou hast set before me, in vain thoughts, in sloth, and in folly, that I may apply my heart to true wisdom, 6 Page Vain scruples.
Almighty and most merciful Father, who hast created me to love and to serve thee, enable [me] so to partake of the sacrament in which the Death of Jesus Christ is commemorated that I may henceforward lead a new life in thy faith and fear. Thou who knowest my frailties and infirmities strengthen and support me. Grant me thy Holy Spirit, that after all my lapses I may now continue stedfast in obedience, that after long habits of negligence and sin, I may at last work out my salvation with diligence and constancy, purify my thoughts from pollutions, and fix my affections on things eternal.
Much of my time past 8 has been lost in sloth, let not what remains, O Lord, be given me in vain, but let me for this time lead a better life and serve thee with a quiet mind through Jesus Christ, our Lord. Almighty and eternal God, who givest life and takest it away, grant that while thou shalt prolong my continuance on earth, I may live with a due sense 9 of thy Page Almighty and most merciful Father, who yet sparest, 4 and yet supportest me, who supportest me in my weakness, and sparest me in my sins, and hast now granted to me to begin another year, enable me to improve the time which is yet before me to thy glory and my own salvation.
Impress upon my soul such repentance of the days 5 mispent in idleness and folly, that I may henceforward diligently attend to the business of my station in this world, and to all the duties which thou hast commanded. Let thy Holy Spirit comfort and guide me that in my passage through the pains or pleasures of the present state, 6 I may never be Page The day on which my dear Mother was buried; repeated on my fast with the addition.
Almighty God, merciful Father, in whose hands are life and death, sanctify unto me the sorrow which I now feel.
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Forgive me whatever I have done unkindly to my Mother, and whatever I have omitted to do kindly. Make me to remember her good precepts, and good example, and to reform my life according to thy holy word, that I may lose no more opportunities of good; I am sorrowful, O Lord, let not 8 my sorrow be without fruit. Let it be followed by holy resolutions and lasting amendment, that when I shall die like my Mother, I may be received to everlasting life.
I commend, O Lord, so far as it may be lawful, into thy hands the soul of my departed Mother, beseeching thee to grant her whatever is most beneficial to her in her present state. And, O Lord, grant unto me that am now about to return 9 to the common comforts and business of the world, such moderation in all enjoyments, such diligence in honest labour, and such purity of mind, that amidst the changes, miseries, or pleasures of life, I may keep my mind fixed upon thee, and improve every day in grace, till I shall be received into thy kingdom of eternal happiness.
I returned thanks for my Mother's good example, and implored pardon for neglecting it.
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Almighty God, heavenly Father, who hast graciously prolonged Page I beseech thee to look mercifully upon them, and grant them whatever may most promote 3 their present and eternal joy. O Lord, hear my Prayers for Jesus Christs sake, to whom with Thee and the Holy Ghost three persons and one God be all honour and glory world without end. O Lord let the change which I am now making in outward things, produce in [me] such a change of manners, as may fit me [for] the great change through which my Wife has passed. Use the lines on this page 4.
Almighty and most merciful Father, look down with pity upon my sins. Give me thy Grace to break the chain of evil custom. Enable me 6 to shake off idleness and sloth; to will and to do what thou hast commanded, grant me to be chaste in thoughts, words, and actions; to love and frequent thy worship, to study and understand thy word; to be diligent in my calling, that I may support myself and relieve others. Forgive me, O Lord, whatever my Mother has suffered by my fault, whatever I have done amiss, and whatever duty I have neglected.
Let me not sink into useless dejection; but so sanctify my Affliction, O Lord, that I may be converted and healed; 7 and that, by the 8 help of thy Holy Spirit, I may obtain everlasting life through Jesus Christ our Lord. And O Lord, so far as it may be lawful, I commend unto thy fatherly goodness my father, brother, wife and mother, beseeching thee to make them happy for Jesus Christs sake. O Lord, who wouldst that all men should be saved, and who knowest that without thy grace we can do nothing acceptable to thee, have mercy upon me.
Enable me to break the chain of my sins, to reject sensuality in thought, and to overcome and suppress vain scruples; and to use such diligence in lawful employment as may enable me to support myself and do good to others. O Lord, forgive me the time lost in idleness; pardon the sins which I have committed, and grant that I may redeem the time mispent, and be reconciled to thee by true repentance, that I may live and die in peace, and be received to everlasting happiness.
Take not from me, O Lord, thy holy spirit, but let me have support and comfort for Jesus Christ's sake. June 26, Of this prayer there is no date, nor can I conjecture when it was composed. To drink 9 less strong liquours. To oppose laziness, by doing what is to be done. O Almighty God, merciful Father, who hast continued my life to another year grant that I may spend the time 2 which thou shalt yet give me 3 in such obedience to thy word and will that finally 4 I may obtain everlasting life. Grant that I may repent and forsake my sins before the miseries of age fall upon me, and that while my strength yet remains I may use it to thy glory and my own Salvation, 5 by the assistance of thy Holy Spirit, for Jesus Christs sake.
Since the Communion of last Easter I have led a life so dissipated and useless, and my terrours and perplexities have so much encreased, that I am under great depression and discouragement, yet I purpose to present myself before God tomorrow with humble hope that he will not break the bruised reed. I have resolved, I hope not presumptuously, till I am afraid to resolve again. Yet hoping in God I steadfastly purpose to lead a new life. O God, enable me, for Jesus Christs sake. My Purpose is 1 6. Almighty and most merciful Father look down upon my misery with pity, strengthen me that I may overcome all sinfull habits, grant that I may with effectual faith commemorate the death of thy son Jesus Christ, so that all corrupt desires may be extinguished, and all vain thoughts may be dispelled.
Enlighten me with true knowledge, animate me with reasonable hope, 7 comfort me with a just sense of thy love, 8 and assist me to the performance of all holy purposes, that after the sins, errours, and miseries of this world I may obtain everlasting happiness for Jesus Christs sake. I hope to attend on God in his ordinances to morrow. Trust in God O my soul. O God let me trust in Thee. Go to Church 9.
O God, Giver and Preserver of all life, by whose power I was created, and by whose providence I am sustained, look down upon me [with] tenderness and mercy, grant that I may not have been created to be finally destroyed, that I may not be 1 preserved to add wickedness to wickedness, but may so repent me of my sins, and so order my life to come, that when I shall be called hence like the wife whom Thou hast taken from me, I may dye in peace and in thy favour, and be received into thine everlasting kingdom through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ thine only son our Lord and Saviour.
Almighty and most merciful Father, who by thy Son Jesus Christ hast redeemed man 2 from sin and death, grant that the commemoration of his passion may quicken my repentance, encrease my hope, and strengthen my Faith and enlarge my Charity 3 that I may lament and forsake my sins and for the time which thou shalt yet grant me, may avoid Idleness 4 and neglect of thy word and worship. Grant me strength to be diligent in the lawful employments which shall be set before me.
Grant me purity of thoughts, words and actions. Grant me to love and study thy word, and to frequent thy worship with pure affection. Deliver and preserve me from vain terrors, 6 and grant that by the Grace of thy Holy Spirit I may so live 7 that after this life ended, I may be received to everlasting happiness for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord.