Children of Lovecraft

by Ellen Datlow
Release date: September 20, 2016
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: horror, anthology

Edited by Ellen Datlow.

Howard Phillips Lovecraft's stories shaped modern horror more than any other author's in the last two centuries: Cthulhu, the Old Ones, Herbert West: Reanimator, and more terrifying nightmares emerged from the mythos of this legendary writer.

Dark Horse teams up with Hugo and Bram Stoker award-winning editor Ellen Datlow to bring you this anthology of original prose stories that are "inspired" in theme and plot by Lovecraft's mythos. No pastiches and no stories in his style. Using variety in tone, setting, point of view, time, but no direct reference in the story to Lovecraft or his works. Featuring work by Laird Barron, Brian Evenson, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Jeffrey Ford, Nathan Ballingrud, and many more, with a stunning cover by Hellboy creator Mike Mignola.

Contents:

  • Nesters by Siobhan Carroll
  • Little Ease by Gemma Files
  • Eternal Troutland by Stephen Graham Jones
  • The Supplement by John Langan
  • Mortensen’s Muse by Orrin Grey
  • Oblivion Mode by Laird Barron
  • Mr. Doornail by Maria Dahvana Headley
  • The Secrets of Insects by Richard Kadrey
  • Excerpts for An Eschatology Quadrille by Caitlín R. Kiernan
  • Jules and Richard by David Nickle
  • Glasses by Brian Evenson
  • When the Stitches Come Undone by A.C. Wise
  • On These Blackened Shores of Time by Brian Hodge
  • Bright Crown of Joy by Livia Llewellyn
updated 2016-09-20

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