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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Although Lovecraft’s readership was limited during his life, his reputation has grown over the decades. Trivia About The Mound. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He has never heard the voice of another human being, nor has he ever spoken aloud. Open Rl See a Problem? Lovecraft didn’t do a lot of longer works, and it shows lovvecraft this story.
Still had some decent moments, but probably my least favorite novella from Lovecraft.
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Mar 25, Amy Mills rated it liked it Shelves: A History of Horror in the Mass Media. At the onset of the story, it is revealed that he has lived for years in the castle but cannot recall any person ever being there except for himself. I’ll just say that it was an immensely enjoyable novella.
While the background story offers another interesting take on Lovecraft’s cosmic gods and their activities in the past, the main narration suffers from poor pacing and predictable ending. This story also mentions Nitocris and Nephren-Ka briefly. Jesus Ron rated it really liked it Sep 04, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, of Providence, Rhode Island, was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction.
Time for the Lovecraft drinking game! He is now commonly regarded as one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th Century, exerting widespread and indirect influence, and frequently compared to Edgar Allan Poe.
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Lovecraft has developed a cult following for his Cthulhu Mythos, a Howard Phillips Lovecraft, of Providence, Rhode Island, was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction. Unfo Is it possible to kill a story with too much world building? Lovecraft Encyclopediap. May 01, David Elkin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Started off promising, but Lovecraft lost me with his excessive use of descriptions in this story.
In his shock and surprise, he loses his balance and touches the lovecract. Mar 14, Sohail rated it liked it.
The only knowledge the narrator has of the outside world, is from his reading of the “antique books” that line the walls of his castle. I was never worried about our main narrator because there is a tumuol of foreshadowing that reveals he lived to tell this story. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Kindle Editionpages. Jun 26, John LaSala rated it really liked it. The narrator is a young and ambitious ethnologist who c Written by H. The Mound is probably the least acclaimed and least known novella by H. Javier Fuenzalida rated lvecraft liked it Nov 07, All that and more. It’s a strange mixture of ghost story and lost world adventure, with the first part focused on a pretty basic local Native American legend, and the second part seemingly tumuo by the works of Jules Verne or Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Yes, it’s that cliche, but good God does Lovecraft lovingly flesh it out, creating a vast subterranium realm of sadistic decadence, feverish cults, slaves and monstrous science; an Eldritch version of Caligula’s Rome. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Fantasy, Horror ttumulo the Beast Within page I. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer.
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All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos. The novella is about an archeologist who investigates a mysterious haunted mound somewhere in Ok The Mound is probably the least acclaimed and least known novella by H.
In a letter, Lovecraft himself said that, of all his tales, this story most closely resembles the style of his idol Edgar Allan Poewriting that it “represents my literal though unconscious imitation of Poe at its very height. The thing was accepted at face value as a mystery not to be probed, and by commo That was the end of the explorations of the mound.
In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! The story begins, with the narrator explaining his origins. Lovecraft’s protagonists usually achieve the mirror-opposite of traditional gnosis and mysticism by momentarily glimpsing the horror of ultimate reality. Lovecraft has developed a cult following for his Cthulhu Mythos, a Howard Phillips Lovecraft, of Providence, Rhode Island, was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction.
However, this time it has been made worse because what he has lost was no longer a vague idea from a book but a tangible thing held out of his grasp.
We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Joshi and David E. Thanks for telling us about the lovecraftt. They scream and collectively flee from the room, many stumbling blindly with their povecraft held over their eyes toward the walls in search of an exit.
Moving away from hillbillies and thinly veiled metaphors for black people, Lovecraft now sets his eyes on Native Americans, and while he does write the few NA characters mostly favourably, as both benevolent and knowledgeable, it’s in a ‘wisdom of savages’ sort of way and his main NA character talks like Tonto if he was being sarcastic.
That was the end of the explorations of the mound.