The Watchers Out of Time

The Watchers Out of Time

By H. P. Lovecraft; August Derleth

Del Rey Books, Paperback, 9780345485694, 289pp.

Publication Date: October 14, 2008


Venture at your own risk into a realm where the sun sinks into oblivion–and all that is unholy, unearthly, and unspeakable rises. These rare, hard-to-find collaborations of cosmic terror are back in print, including

• Wentworth’s Day A fellow figures his debt to a dead man is null and void, until he discovers just how terrifying interest rates can be.

• The Shuttered Room A sophisticated gentleman must settle his grandfather’s estate, only to find that the house shelters dark secrets.

• The Dark Brotherhood A beautiful woman and her companion meet the likes of Edgar Allan Poe, in a tale as terrifying as anything Poe himself ever created.

• Innsmouth Clay A sculptor returns from Paris to create a statue not entirely of this world–and not at all under his control.

• Witches’ Hollow A new schoolteacher puts his soul in peril while trying to save one of his students from a ravenous creature.

About the Author
Howard Phillips Lovecraft, August 1890 - March 1937, was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works ofhorror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Lovecraft was born inProvidence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life.

H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) is now recognized as a master of the macabre in American literature, on the level of Poe, Hawthorne, and Bierce. His works with August Derleth include The Watchers Out of Time. August Derleth (1909-1971) was the founder of Arkham House Publishers, which kept Lovecraft in print after his death, and was the author and editor of over one hundred and fifty books, including Quest for Cthulhu and The Trail of Cthulhu.

Praise For The Watchers Out of Time

“Lovecraft is the twentieth century’s dark and baroque prince.”
–Stephen King