H. P. Lovecraft The Shadow Over Innsmouth

ISBN 13 : 9781906263355

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

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9781906263355: The Shadow Over Innsmouth
Présentation de l'éditeur :

In the crumbling town of Innsmouth, Massachusetts, not all as it should be. During the winter of 1927-28 officials of the Federal government made a strange and secret investigation of certain conditions in the ancient Massachusetts seaport of Innsmouth. The public first learned of it in February, when a vast series of raids and arrests occurred, followed by the deliberate burning and dynamiting--under suitable precautions--of an enormous number of crumbling, worm-eaten, and supposedly empty houses along the abandoned waterfront. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction, especially the subgenre known as weird fiction. As early as the 1940s, Lovecraft's work had developed a cult following for his Cthulhu Mythos, a series of loosely interconnected fiction featuring a pantheon of humanity-nullifying entities, as well as the Necronomicon, a fictional grimoire of magical rites and forbidden lore. Stephen King called Lovecraft "the twentieth century's greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale."

Biographie de l'auteur :

I. N. J. Culbard is an award-winning artist widely known for his graphic novel adaptations of classics. For SelfMadeHero, he collaborated with Ian Edginton on a critically acclaimed Sherlock Holmes series, as well as adapting Robert W. Chambers' The King in Yellow and H. P. Lovecraft's At The Mountains of Madness, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, The Shadow Out of Time and The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath. He has also worked on The New Deadwardians for Vertigo, Dark Ages for Dark Horse, Brass Sun for 2000AD and Wild's End for BOOM! Studios. His first original graphic novel, Celeste, was nominated for the British Comic Award in 2014. H. P. Lovecraft (18901937) was one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th century.

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