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{Free Ebook} õ The Shadow Over Innsmouth ì The Shadow over Innsmouth is a horror novella by H P Lovecraft It forms part of the Cthulhu Mythos, using its motif of a malign undersea civilization It references several shared elements of the Mythos, including place names, mythical creatures and invocations


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  1. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    One night I had a frightful dream in which I met my grandmother under the sea She lived in a phosphorescent palace of many terraces, with gardens of strange leprous corals and grotesque brachiate efflorescences, and welcomed me with a warmth that may have been sardonic She had changed as those who take to the water change and told me she had never died It might have been the uncertain light from the flickering fire casting deceptive shadows across my friend s face or maybe it was the way t One night I had a frightful dream in which I met my grandmother under the sea She lived in a phosphorescent palace of many terraces, with gardens of strange leprous corals and grotesque brachiate efflorescences, and welcomed me with a warmth that may have been sardonic She had changed as those who take to the water change and told me she had never died It might have been the uncer...


  2. Peter Peter says:

    One of the quintessential Lovecraft novellas A first person narrator comes to visit a decayed fishing town named Innsmouth and is having an nightmarish time there You ll hear about the cosmic horror, read about The Order of Dagon , meet Zadoc Allen and his gruesome tale what actually befell the town Who are the queer people of Innsmouth How are the fish devils described Our narrator flees the town by night chased by strange looking humans are they still humans On his research of fami One of the quintessential Lovecraft novellas A first person narrator comes to visit a decayed fishing town named Innsmouth and is having an nightmarish time there You ll hear about the cosmic horror, read about The Order of Dagon , meet Zadoc Allen and his gruesome tale what actually befell the town Who are the queer people of Innsmouth How are the fish devils described Our narrator fle...


  3. Bill Kerwin Bill Kerwin says:

    After one false start, in the final months of 1931, Lovecraft completed it the novella which embodies his two greatest fears The most obvious of the two, the fear of immigration and miscegenation, was derived from his narrow cultural focus and his xenophobia, but the second a microcosm of the first the fear of individual mental and moral degeneration, resulted from an an disturbing chapter of his family history Both Lovecraft s mother and father died confined to institutions for the insane, a After one false start, in the final months of 1931, Lovecraft completed it the novella which embodies his two greatest fears The most obvious of the two, the fear of immigration and miscegenation, was derived from his narrow cultural focus and his xenophobia, but the second a microcosm of the first the fear of individual mental and moral degeneration, resulted from an an distur...


  4. Lyn Lyn says:

    Aleister Crowley, The Mad Arab Abdul Alhazred, Asmodeus, Ozzy Osbourne and John Denver sit in a pub in London, discussing HP Lovecraft s Shadow Over Innsmouth.Aleister This was one of Lovecraft s later works, first published in 1931, and I think, in my humble opinion, one of his finest.Abdul When were you ever humble, my friend Ozzy Thoos twr, Alztr, wy njed dis stwi vry moos twuJohn Um, I think what Ozzy is trying to say is that he liked it too, what about you Asmodeus, um, or should I us Aleister Crowley, The Mad Arab Abdul Alhazred, Asmodeus, Ozzy Osbourne and John Denver sit in a pub in London, discussing HP Lovecraft s Shadow Over Innsmouth.Aleister This was one of Lovecraft s later works, first published in 1931, and I think, in my humble opinion, one of his finest.Abdul When were you ever humble, my friend Ozzy Thoos twr, Alztr, wy njed dis stwi vry moos twuJ...


  5. Alejandro Alejandro says:

    Not what I was expecting QUITE POPULAR BUT This novella is one of the most popular between H.P Lovecraft s fans, however sadly I must say that I wasn t able to enjoy the reading experience as I d expected initially.This is part of the Cthulhu Mythos,set in the fictional town of Innsmouth A man who is doing a personal research about the lore and architecture of New England s towns ending at Innsmouth,feeling it as a kind of calling to go there.Soon enough he founds that the Not what I was expecting QUITE POPULAR BUT This novella is one of the most popular between H.P Lovecraft s fans, however sadly I must say that I wasn t able to enjoy the reading experience as I d expected initially.This is part of the Cthulhu Mythos,set in the fictional town of Innsmouth A man who is doing a personal research about the lore and architecture of New England s towns ending at Innsmou...


  6. Sean Barrs Sean Barrs says:

    This is the dark heart of Lovecraft fiction at its finest secret cults, secret cities under the sea and strange mutated people what s not to love The Shadow of Innsmouth depicts a fear, a fear of the unknown and a fear of the watering down of the human race In the isolated town of Insmouth the people are degenerating into a sub species of man Their features are changing and their skin is becoming grey and watery they are beginning to resemble the creatures of the deepOne night I had a f This is the dark heart of Lovecraft fiction at its finest secret cults, secret cities under the sea and strange mutated people what s not to love The Shadow of Innsmouth depicts a fear, a fear of the unknown and a fear of the watering down of the human race In the isolated town of Insmouth the people are degenerating into a sub species of man Their features are changing and their ski...


  7. Maciek Maciek says:

    The Shadow Over Innsmouth is one H.P Lovecraft s later works written in 1936 and published in 1936, the only of his works of fiction to be published during his lifetime he died in 1937 Lovecraft himself disliked the story, thinking it poorly written and not suitable for publication The first and only print run consisted of only 200 copies, filled with typographical errors, most of which were not sold If you d judge the book by the ineptitude of its publisher and the unrelenting negativit The Shadow Over Innsmouth is one H.P Lovecraft s later works written in 1936 and published in 1936, the only of his works of fiction to be published during his lifetime he died in 1937 Lovecraft himself disliked the story, thinking it poorly written and not suitable for publication The first and only print run consisted of only 200 copies, filled with typographical errors, most of ...


  8. Mir Mir says:

    I amor less a Lovecraft come lately and read Ruthanna Emrys excellent Winter Tide without reading this first Although I was familiar in a general way with the mythos, I had assumed that the backstory about the Innsmouth folk being interned by the US government was Emrys interpolation but no, HPL says they were taken to concentration camps, which surprised me a bit for 1927.


  9. Leonard Gaya Leonard Gaya says:

    After At the Mountain of Madness, HPL is back in New England with this novelette Once , as in The Case of Charles Dexter Ward or The Colour Out of Space, the protagonist investigates the strange events that have been taking place in a deserted town, seemingly afflicted with a curse In the end, he discovers some unspeakable horror, oncerelated to the Cthulhu and other malign divinities from space and out of the underworld.As in many other HLP stories, the descriptions of old architect After At the Mountain of Madness, HPL is back in New England with this novelette Once , as in The Case of Charles Dexter Ward or The Colour Out of Space, the protagonist investigates the strange events that have been taking place in a deserted town, seemingly afflicted with a curse In the end, he discovers some unspeakable horror, oncerelated to the Cthulhu and other malign divinities f...


  10. Mizuki Mizuki says:

    Warning When you read H P Lovecraft s stories, be alerted that Lovecraft can be such a racist sometime in such a manner You are ugly looking then you must be EVIL You are old then you must be EVIL You are deformed then you must be EVIL You have mixed blood in you then you must be EVIL You worship pagan gods then you must be EVIL You befriend Indians, black people or other people of colors, then you must be EVIL These might sound like a joke, but all of these things I mentioned above really Warning When you read H P Lovecraft s stories, be alerted that Lovecraft can be such a racist sometime in such a manner You are ugly looking then you must be EVIL You are old then you must be EVIL You are deformed then you must be EVIL You have mixed blood in you then you must be EVIL You worship pagan gods then you must be EVIL You befriend Indians, black people or other people o...