Lovecraft (Eddy) - The Ghost-Eater, A Review

Diving headfirst into the abyssal cosmos of Lovecraftian horror and merging it with the elusive allure of C. M. Eddy, Jr's enigmatic storytelling, "The Ghost-Eater" is a grotesque tapestry woven with a blend of the grotesque and the bizarre.

Lovecraft - The Rats in the Walls, A Review

Among the grim chronicles of H.P. Lovecraft's foray into cosmic horror, "The Rats in the Walls" festers in a crypt of its own, subtly weaving an uncanny dread through its pages. It shines, like a sickly moon in a foreboding sky, illuminating the depths of human degeneration and the perpetual curse of ancestry.

Lovecraft - Ashes, A Review

Submerged in the murky depths of H.P. Lovecraft and C.M. Eddy Jr.'s conjoint creation, "Ashes," we find ourselves confronted by an embodiment of Lovecraft's signature cosmic horror and Eddy's skillful blend of the grotesque and psychological terror. It is a confluence of these creative minds that carves out an abyss of dread, establishing a macabre piece which forms a chilling cornerstone of their collaborative works.

Lovecraft - The Hound, A Review

Tartarean depths of literary horror, they hold tales, few and far between, that echo with a chill as does "The Hound" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft. A narrative, grotesque in its beauty, stands as testament to the author's craft, a tapestry woven of terror, ensnaring the reader in eldritch threads.

Lovecraft - Horror at Martin's Beach, A Review

As a chilling testament to mankind's insignificant standing amidst the indifferent cosmos, "Horror at Martin’s Beach," penned by the maestro of the macabre, H.P. Lovecraft, occupies an esteemed position in the annals of cosmic horror. This arcane tale resonates with Lovecraft's unmistakable mastery of the grotesque, forging a story that is as much an exploration of fear's profound depths as it is a stark revelation of the Universe's incomprehensible vastness.

Lovecraft - What the Moon Brings, A Review

In the realm of spectral literature, one would be hard-pressed to find a piece more hauntingly evocative than "What the Moon Brings" by the ineffable master of cosmic horror, Howard Phillips Lovecraft. Imbued with all the somber elegance and macabre imagery for which Lovecraft is lauded, this tantalizingly brief narrative serves as a vivid canvas of his singular style.

Lovecraft - Hypnos, A Review

In "Hypnos," Howard Phillips Lovecraft choreographs a morbid dance in a realm of dream and dread, where the boundaries of reality blur and crumble. Embodied in his distinctive style of cosmic horror, the tale unfurls a chilling narrative, pregnant with the omnipresent dread of the unknown and the unimaginable.

Lovecraft - The Lurking Fear, A Review

In the stygian tapestry of cosmic horror that is the literary assemblage of Howard Phillips Lovecraft, "The Lurking Fear" stands as an eerie and disquieting testament to his unnerving talent. A tale of chilling terror, Lovecraft masterfully weaves a narrative where humanity's most primitive fears crawl out from the shadows, their monstrous forms illuminated only by the terrifying flashes of tempestuous thunderstorms.

Lovecraft - Celephaïs, A Review

In the half-lit gloom of literary antiquity, where phantasmal horrors and cosmic curiosities lurk within the pages of antiquarian tomes, we unearth an otherworldly gem of the weird and wonderful. Celephaïs, penned by the reclusive and enigmatic H.P. Lovecraft, is a phantasmagoric journey that challenges the reader to traverse the blurred boundary between dreams and reality.

Lovecraft - The Music of Erich Zann, A Review

A tale of obscure harmony and unfathomable horrors, "The Music of Erich Zann" by the inestimable Howard Phillips Lovecraft, is a composition of a strange symphony – a symphony that sings of the unknown and unseen, of the territories beyond the frail veil of our reality. Lovecraft, the conjurer of cosmic horrors and the chronicler of man's futile struggle against the unthinkable, weaves a narrative of terror and mystery that is as hauntingly beautiful as it is profoundly unsettling.

Lovecraft - Herbert West—Reanimator, A Review

In the morbid penumbra of Lovecraft's literary cosmos, there pulsates a tale of grotesque resurrection and the audacious defiance of mortality's firm grip, an eldritch narrative known as "Herbert West—Reanimator." This tale, imbued with a visceral sense of dread, spirals into the abyss of our most primal fears, unveiling the abhorrent consequences of mankind's unquenchable thirst for knowledge and dominion over nature.

Lovecraft - The Nameless City, A Review

In the desolate vastness of the uncharted Arabian desert, the intrepid reader finds an uncanny narrative in H.P. Lovecraft’s “The Nameless City.” An excavation into the abysmal chasms of long-lost civilizations, this chilling tale, first published in 1921, offers a gateway into the author's unique cosmos, his literary canon, and his peculiarly disquieting brand of cosmic horror.

Lovecraft - The Tree, A Review

In the shadowy realm of horror literature, few authors have been as influential in their craft as the late Howard Phillips Lovecraft, and his lesser-known work, "The Tree," is a testament to his unique style and narrative. In the eldritch language and tone of Lovecraft, this review aims to dissect and appreciate the shadowed brilliance of "The Tree."

Lovecraft - The Picture in the House, A Review

The tale titled "The Picture in the House" emerges from the mind of the esteemed author H.P. Lovecraft, a nocturnal blossom of grotesque beauty unfolding beneath the dimmed firmament of the New England landscape. Like the mad dance of phantasmal shadows, this macabre narrative sweeps us into a realm of darkness, discomfort, and dread, where the veil of normality is torn asunder, revealing a chilling tableau of human degeneration and the corrosive power of morbid curiosities.

Lovecraft - The Terrible Old Man, A Review

In the brooding shadows of Howard Phillips Lovecraft's vast pantheon of tales, lies a peculiar narrative, a brief but potent visitation into a world where the past refuses to die, and antiquity harbors a fearsome power. It is within the gloaming confines of "The Terrible Old Man" that we encounter a chilling tableau, a parable of retribution and a stark warning against underestimating the quietude of old age and the seemingly dormant.

Lovecraft - The Crawling Chaos, A Review

In the beguiling realm of Lovecraftian lore, there exists a tale spun with such ethereal intricacy that one may feel the very fabric of their sanity being tugged at its edges. "The Crawling Chaos" serves as an embodiment of Lovecraft's literary genius, an eerie waltz through the macabre landscape of his unique brand of cosmic horror.



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.