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Haggopian and Other Stories

Haggopian and Other Stories

  • Title: Haggopian and Other Stories
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  • ISBN : 9781596061651
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 424 pages


Prior to the first American publication of Brian Lumley s ground breaking, dead waking, best selling Necroscope in 1988 the first novel in a long lived, much loved series this British author had for twenty years been earning himself something of a reputation writing short stories, novellas, and a series of novels set against H P Lovecraft s cosmic Cthulhu Mythos ba Prior to the first American publication of Brian Lumley s ground breaking, dead waking, best selling Necroscope in 1988 the first novel in a long lived, much loved series this British author had for twenty years been earning himself something of a reputation writing short stories, novellas, and a series of novels set against H P Lovecraft s cosmic Cthulhu Mythos backdrop A soldier in 1967, serving in Berlin with the Royal Military Police, Lumley jump started his literary career by writing to August Derleth, the then dean of macabre publishers at his home in Sauk City, Wisconsin, telling of his fascination with the Mythos, and purchasing books by the Old Gentleman of Providence, RI In addition, he sent a page or two of written work allegedly culled from the various forbidden or black books of the Mythos Suitably impressed, the master of Arkham House invited Lumley to write something solid in the Mythos as a possible contribution to a new volume he was currently contemplating to be titled what else but Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos And as might well be imagined, that set everything in motion.Forty years have passed since then and a good many words of Mythos fiction written, including critically acclaimed and award nominated work, stories that have appeared in prestigious magazines such as Fantasy Science Fiction, and hardcover volumes from publishers all over the world from the USA to China and the United Kingdom to Russia But while Lumley s novels are all currently available, many of them in hardcover format, his Mythos short stories and novellas have until now remained uncollected.Subterranean Press is proud to correct that omission in volumes that are guaranteed to be the pride of any collector s library of Mythos fiction other than tales written by H P Lovecraft himself Here in this book are found the shorter stories Thus the best of Brian Lumley s works in this sub genre are collected and presented for the first time in this much worthy and durable format


Author Brian Lumley

Brian Lumley was born near Newcastle In 22 years as a Military Policeman he served in many of the Cold War hotspots, including Berlin, as well as Cyprus in partition days He reached the rank of Sergeant Major before retiring to Devon to write full time, and his work was first published in 1970 The vampire series, Necroscope , has been translated into ten languages and sold over a million copie




Haggopian and Other Stories Reviews (15)

  • Kul novellsamling med ber ttelser kring Cthulhu mytologin Lumley lyckas v l med att emulera Lovecraft, ven om detta inte alltid r till hans f rdel The shocks are too heavy To o hea vy Int erfer in g with m y t yping . [..]

  • I went through a big Lovecraft phase in the early nineties I somehow picked up a collection that opened with his delirious fever dream of a story The Rats in the Walls , and I was immediately mesmerized by the genre that has since been dubbed cosmic horror , in which a narrator, either by ignorance [..]

  • Part two of a comprehensive collection covering Brian Lumley s Cthulhu Mythos short fiction.Of all those who followed in HP Lovecraft s footsteps embroidering the Cthulhu Mythos built from his work after his death, Lumley is the most prolific and the most consistent There s a lot of creepy fun to be [..]

  • Man, Brian Lumley DOES NOT FUCK AROUND I ve been a fan of his since I was about 13 or 14, but I admit that over the last ten years I probably didn t read much of him, maybe a short story collection or something, but I came across this the other day and impulse bought it, and holy shit, it rules The [..]

  • This rather large collection 24 stories of some of Brian Lumley s best Mythos stories covers a pretty wide range of story types There are the obvious tales that are Lovecraft indebted but there s also a Robert E Howard nod and many tales related to the Dream World and Lumley s occult heroes Titus Cr [..]

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