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Happy birthday, H.P. Lovecraft!

Happy birthday to H.P. Lovecraft (20 August, 1890 – 15 March, 1937)!


Take my virtual walking tour of Lovecraft's Providence.

"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown."
- H.P. Lovecraft, "Supernatural Horror in Literature" (19


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Aug. 20th, 2016 12:16 pm (UTC)
That's a great essay--Dover published an edition.
Aug. 21st, 2016 12:02 pm (UTC)
I remember when, if you liked horror, you basically had him and Poe. I devoured both (in a good way, of course. *g*)
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