Lovecraft - ...Arthur Jermyn..., A Review

In the cavernous halls of literary discourse, an author’s name may echo with the resonance of a multitude of meanings. Few names reverberate through the maze of horror literature as profoundly as that of Howard Phillips (H.P.) Lovecraft, a master of the macabre whose works traverse the ghoulish boundaries of terrestrial reality, spiraling into the abyss of cosmic dread and existential despair. As one delves deeper into the dimly lit corridors of Lovecraft’s canon, the chilling tale of "Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family" emerges from the darkness, an ominous specter of his fiction that confronts readers with its grotesque imagery and haunting implications.

Lovecraft - Ex Oblivione, A Review

As we traverse the labyrinthine annals of Howard Phillips Lovecraft's spectral treasury, we encounter one of his more obscure yet profound works: "Ex Oblivione". An entity of fleeting length, yet vast in philosophical depth, it emerges as a phantasmal flower in the abyssal garden of Lovecraft's oeuvre, radiating a distinct, lonesome hue of existential dread.

Lovecraft - The Street, A Review

Beneath the inky expanse of time's great abyss, where spectral shadows dance their eternal danse macabre, we plunge into the abyssal depths of "The Street", an often-overlooked work by the preeminent purveyor of cosmic horror, Howard Phillips Lovecraft. As we tread upon the cobblestones of this ancient thoroughfare, we succumb to a chilling realization of inescapable entropy, a motif that Lovecraft frequently wields to instill a sense of dread and insignificance.

Lovecraft - At the Mountains of Madness, A Review

In the profane annals of cosmic horror, "At the Mountains of Madness" stands a towering monolith, a testament to the infinite dread of H.P. Lovecraft’s mind. The novella, a quintessential piece in the Lovecraftian oeuvre, immerses readers in a bleak narrative of Antarctic exploration turned nightmarish revelation.

Lovecraft - Polaris, A Review

Within the shadowy and arcane dominions of cosmic literature lies a story of such profound and chilling nature that it dares to traverse the confines of the waking world, delving into the enigmas of dreams and the labyrinthian complexities of time itself. This tale, entitled "Polaris," stands as a testament to the unparalleled imagination of the esteemed Howard Phillips Lovecraft, the masterful architect of countless horrors that lurk beyond the realm of human comprehension.

Lovecraft - Nyarlathotep, A Review

In the stygian recesses of the literary realm inhabited by the enigmatic Howard Phillips Lovecraft, a multitude of eldritch tales lay in wait, poised to ensnare the minds of unsuspecting readers with their horrifying charms. Among these shadowed works stands "Nyarlathotep," a prose poem of dreadful import and phantasmagoric potency. This foreboding narrative, steeped in the miasmic gloom of cosmic dread, occupies a peculiar niche within Lovecraft's writings, a singular testament to his unparalleled ability to conjure images of existential terror and the yawning abyss of the unknown.

Lovecraft - The Cats of Ulthar, A Review

Amidst the vast and uncanny library of eldritch horrors and macabre fantasies penned by the enigmatic Howard Phillips Lovecraft, there lies a tome of singular import, a tale woven with the strangest of sorceries and the most primal of human affections. "The Cats of Ulthar," a darkly enchanting fable, stands apart as a testament to the author's facility for crafting narratives that transcend the bounds of cosmic dread and delve into the realm of the phantasmagoric.

Lovecraft - Doom That Came to Sarnath, A Review

In the dread-laden annals of supernatural fiction, the name Howard Phillips Lovecraft stands as a chilling monolith of cosmic horror, a beacon of terror which casts its baleful shadow over the genre. Among the myriad tales that comprise Lovecraft's oeuvre, "The Doom That Came to Sarnath" holds a singular position, embodying the author's fascination with ancient civilizations and their cyclopean monuments to gods long-forgotten.



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.