Lovecraft - Pickman's Model, A Review

In the annals of terror, there exists an inky abyss of horror where one may find the tale of "Pickman's Model" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft, a dread-fraught masterpiece that probes the boundaries of the macabre. Much like an artist poised before a canvas, Lovecraft daubs our sensibilities with the grotesque, forcing us to confront the revulsions that lurk in the shadowy corners of our own imaginations (Borges, 1985).

Lovecraft - The Colour out of Space, A Review

In the bleak universe of the accomplished cosmic horror writer Howard Phillips Lovecraft, "The Colour Out of Space" stands as a prodigious pillar, pulsating with an unspeakable, otherworldly dread (Joshi, 2010). A tale that merges the mundane with the monstrous, the knowable with the unknowable, it stretches the fabric of human understanding as a celestial hue, a testament to Lovecraft's rare capacity for constructing narratives that tread upon the rim of sanity. Behold, an uncharted realm, a spectral landscape.

Lovecraft - Two Black Bottles, A Review

In a crepuscular gloom of elder arcana and sepulchral transgressions, the tale of "Two Black Bottles" by Wilfred Blanch Talman, with inputs from Howard Phillips Lovecraft, is macabrely engendered. Within its noisome depths, it envelops the reader in an atmosphere of terror and despair, paralleling the inherent horror of our universe in its unfathomable indifference. The narrative speaks volumes about Talman's deep understanding and respect for Lovecraftian elements and echoes a clear influence of the latter's cosmos in its cadence (Campbell, 1987).

Lovecraft - The Green Meadow, A Review

Behold, "The Green Meadow," birthed from the coupling of two abstruse creators, H.P. Lovecraft and Winifred V. Jackson. A narrative steeped in otherness and bathed in a strange aura, it stands as a testament to their formidable talent in peeling back the veil of mundanity to touch the grotesque and the bizarre. This breviloquent chronicle, shaped by their shared quills, revolves around the eery tale of a spectral green meadow, a landscape soaked in the eerie and the unreal (Joshi, 2001).

Lovecraft - The Horror at Red Hook, A Review

A literary chronicle of a macabre universe – such is the encompassing quality of Howard P. Lovecraft's "The Horror at Red Hook", a narrative adorned with his quintessential style, his dreadful setting and a complicated plot, submerged in the esoteric and uncanny, enshrouded in a sinister New York neighborhood. With its cobweb of sinister themes and labyrinthine narrative structure, it is an amalgamation of chilling prose and horror-fuelled imagination that conspires to lure readers into its eerie embrace (Borges, 1985).

Lovecraft - He, A Review

Amid the annals of Howard Phillips Lovecraft's literary repertoire, "He" persists as a parable laden with his signature brand of disquieting dread, set amidst the cobwebbed and shadow-veiled labyrinth of old New York (Joshi, 2001). This tale, wrapped in the trappings of Gothic dread and cosmic horror, unveils a narrative where the delineations of time blur, and a sinister figure - the titular 'He' - holds dominion over temporal boundaries. Yet it's a narrative more rooted in human anxiety and fear, rather than extraterrestrial terror.

Lovecraft - The Moon-bog, A Review

In the dismal realms of Lovecraftian literature, where stygian shadows pulse with an omnipresent malevolence and ancient horrors lurk beneath an illusory veneer of normality, there are narratives that transcend the ordinary - such is "The Moon-bog." This curious tale is an echo of dread, woven into the cryptic fabric of Lovecraft’s body of work, bringing forth the unsettling harmonics of a death-knell (Joshi, 2001). The weight of its horrific melody is unshakable, leaving the mind embroiled in a miasma of otherworldly despair.

Lovecraft - The Outsider, A Review

To delve into the narrative crypt that houses "The Outsider," penned by the scribe of cosmic horror, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, is to journey through a necropolis of strangeness, an existential exploration that grips the reader in a chilling grasp of macabre uncertainty (Borges, 1971). The tale of the nameless protagonist, confined within an ancient castle, his life devoid of human contact, his existence predicated on darkness and desolation, becomes an echo of mankind's solitary passage through the shadowy corridors of life.



Pragmatic Journey is Richard (rich) Wermske's life of recovery; a spiritual journey inspired by Buddhism, a career in technology and management with linux, digital security, bpm, and paralegal stuff; augmented with gaming, literature, philosophy, art and music; and compassionate kinship with all things living -- especially cats; and people with whom I share no common language.