The Horror in the Museum

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The Horror in the Museum

By H. P. Lovecraft

Del Rey Books, Paperback, 9780345485724, 453pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2007

Description

“H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century’s greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.”
–Stephen King

“Lovecraft’s fiction is one of the cornerstones of modern horror.”
–Clive Barker


Some tales in this collection were inspired by H. P. Lovecraft, others he revised, two he co-authored–but all bear the mark of the master of primordial terror.

The Horror in the Museum–Locked up for the night, a man will discover the difference between waxen grotesqueries and the real thing.

The Electric Executioner–Aboard a train, a traveler must match wits with a murderous madman.

The Trap–This mirror wants a great deal more than your reflection.

The Ghost-Eater–In an ancient woodland, the past comes to life with a bone-crunching vengeance.

AND TWENTY MORE STORIES OF UNSPEAKABLE EVIL



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.