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10 thoughts on “At the Mountains of Madness and Other Novels of Terror

  1. Velma Velma says:

    This makes a good introductory chapter on Lovecraft s Cthulu mythos work, I think Some of the elements that worked for me the geologist as narrator, which appealed to my somewhat trained geo nerd self the cutting edge for it s time science of the story Lovecraft s ability to create tension and the sheer joy of nascent science fiction.What didn t work so well are the excruciatingly looooooong passages of telling not show This makes a good introductory chapter on Lovecraft s Cthulu mythos work, I think Some of the elements that worked for me the geologist as narrator, which appealed to my somewhat trained geo nerd self the cutting edge for it s time science of the story Lovecraft s ability to create tension build to a climax particularly in the first third of the story and the sheer joy of nascent science fiction.What didn t work so well are the excruciatingly looooooong passages of telling not showing that dominate throughout most of the story Perhaps this novella would be better ap...


  2. Jay Jay says:

    H.P Lovecraft was a unique author writing at a unique time At the Mountains of Madness was written as a key story in the Cthulhu Mythos since it gives a detailed history of the Shoggoth It is unique, also, for being a story about Antarctic exploration, a subject that had captured the interests of Lovecraft in his day While being on of Lovecraft s longest works, At the Mountains of Madness is good but certainly not his best H.P Lovecraft was a scholar of science and this shows in this nove H.P Lovecraft was a unique author writing at a unique time At the Mountains of Madness was written as a key story in the Cthulhu Mythos since it gives a detailed history of the Shoggoth It is unique, also, for being a story about Antarctic exploration, a subject that had captured the interests of Lovecraft in his day While being on of Lovecraft s longest works, At the Mountains of Madness is good but certainly not his best H.P Lovecraft was a scholar of science and this shows in this novelette The...


  3. Craig Herbertson Craig Herbertson says:

    Amazing how you forget exactly how great an author is after time but instantly recognize it when rereading the first few lines Lovecraft is simply the master at this kind of stuff bleak horror embedded in solid realism Convinces you to look often over your shoulder.


  4. Laura Laura says:

    From BBC Radio 4 ExtraHP Lovecraft s tale of terror read by Richard Coyle, set high in the Antarctic.


  5. Tammy Tammy says:

    This was my first introduction to HP Lovecraft It was really good, however I did feel like I spent the first half of the book like I came in mid series With patience, all became much clearer.


  6. Bill Bill says:

    This book has held up well since I first read it in the early 70 s I appreciate the variety of the stories, and largely getting the locations out of Arkham.