Calling 'uncle'. Sorry Mr. Lovecraft.

The Complete Works of H.P. Lovecraft: 102 Horror Short Stories, Novels, Juvenelia, Collaborations and Ghost Writings - H.P. Lovecraft

I may come back to these stories later.

I am enjoying them and they are very well written.

Just not what I'm looking for right now.

 

The Call of Cthulhu was interesting, and in the proper setting could have been scarier.

I just don't feel like there is any suspense in these stories.

 

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10/18/2013

Nothing scary here yet, but hope springs eternal.

 

What was lost has been found!

Integration has occurred for the good of all.

I, apparently, am not to be trusted with calendars and military time frames.

I tacked it to the end.

 

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10/18/2013

 

I'm not sure where my original post scurried off to, and of course I didn't keep a copy,
so I'll re-start with the stories I'm currently reading.


The Cats of Ulthar
Reads like an Aesop fable.

Azathoth
The imagery in this one will make your heart ache for open vistas and far horizons.
Beautiful writing.

 

Maybe I'm reading the wrong stories or have misguided expectations.

Next up:
Call of Cthulhu
The Dunwich Horror

Note: I am reading the version that can be downloaded from Cthulhuchick.com.

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10/17/2013

 

Giving Mr. Lovecraft another shot.

 

Dagon was unmemorable.

I have had to look it up twice since reading it to remember what it was about.

 

Next up:

 

The Cats of Ulthar

Azathoth

The Call of Cthulhu

The Dunwich Horror

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The Tomb was odd.

I think I'm going to have to look up individual titles.

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This is not the copy I have.

The copy I have doesn't seem to be in the available list.

It would probably help if I kept track of the source. 

Yeah.  That's gonna happen.

 

So far I have read:

The Beast in the Cave

The Alchemist

 

I am currently reading The Tomb.

 

So far I am not overly impressed.

Maybe his later stories will be better.