H. P. Lovecraft; Willis Conover: Lovecraft At Last: The Master of Horror In His Own Words
Cooper Square, New York, 2002. . Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 278 pages. Light soil marks to cover. Lightly bumped bottom spine corner. Very lightly bumped back outside corners top and bottom. Very light soil/marks to outside edges. Very light dampstain to outside top edge of boards. Shelf wear to jacket. Very light edge creasing to jacket. Light creasing to spine bottom of jacket. Dampstain to top edge of jacket (only visible from inside). H.P. Lovecraft was a complex figure. He died young, in poverty, and was only acclaimed a master of horror writing after his death. His writing went on to inspire Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates and others to acclaim him the greatest practitioner of the horror tale in the 20th century. But deeper digging into his life and work reveals deep philosophical complexity, as well as trenchant racism and classism. In this collection of correspondence between Lovecraft and his friend Willis Conover, a broadcaster and jazz producer, Lovecraft the man finally comes through. With an introduction by S.T. Joshi and foreword by Harold Taylor, this is the most comprehensive answer yet to the question, who is H.P. Lovecraft? VG in VG-. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1 kilo. ISBN: 0815412126. ISBN/EAN: 9780815412120. Inventory No: 0000578.
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