The House Of The Worm

The House of the Worm is a collection of stories by Gary Myers The book is a stylistic pastiche of H P Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany, and may be seen as an expansion of Lovecraft s Dream Cycle While presented as a novel of the Cthulhu Mythos, it is, in fact, a collection of linked stories.
The House Of The Worm The House of the Worm is a collection of stories by Gary Myers The book is a stylistic pastiche of H P Lovecraft and Lord Dunsany and may be seen as an expansion of Lovecraft s Dream Cycle While pres

  • Title: The House Of The Worm
  • Author: Gary Myers
  • ISBN: 9780870540714
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 1 thought on “The House Of The Worm”

    1. It's a tiny book this. 10 stories with illustrations packed into less than 100 pages. Read this only if you love words and the way they can be crafted together to make up stories. Myers has an archaic writing style, even more so than Lovecraft. In his very short stories however, he manages to capture the whole idea of cosmic horror very well.

    2. Outstanding collection of macabre little tales based in Lovecrafts 'Dreamland'. Reminiscent of the prose poetry of Donald Wandrei, and of Clark Ashton Smith's more darkly comic moments, this book weaves a hallucinatory tapestry of weird cities, baleful sorcery, dark gods and ghoulish happenings. Highly recommended

    3. "Cthulhy Mythos"might be teeming with life these days, but stories based on Lovecraft's Dream Cycle are few and far between. This is slim old collection by Gary Myers collects his own visions from Dreamlands, and I dare say that tales collected therein are easily the finest non-Lovecraft Dreamlands tales. Collection might be slim, and stories themselves short, but every single one of them is oozing with quality and dark beauty. One potential "flaw" is that Myers's appears to be something of a De [...]

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