H.P. Lovecraft

1890 - 1937

An American author, Howard Phillips Lovecraft achieved posthumous fame for his horror fiction. During his life, he was virtually unknown by the American public, apart from his publications in pulp magazines. However, now he is regarded as one of the best and most influential 20th century writers of horror fiction.


The Terrible Old Man

It was the design of Angelo Ricci and Joe Czanek and Manuel Silva to call on the Terrible Old Man. This old man dwells all alone in a very ancient house on Water Street near the sea, and is reputed to ... [+]


Ex Oblivione

When the last days were upon me, and the ugly trifles of existence began to drive me to madness like the small drops of water that torturers let fall ceaselessly upon one spot of their victims body, I ... [+]



When age fell upon the world, and wonder went out of the minds of men; when grey cities reared to smoky skies tall towers grim and ugly, in whose shadow none might dream of the sun or of Spring's ... [+]



The cottage hearth beams warm and bright,
The candles gaily glow;
The stars emit a kinder light
Above the drifted snow.
Down from the sky a magic steals
To glad the passing year,
And ... [+]