New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird

Paperback | November 22, 2011

byNeil Gaiman, China Miéville, Caitlin R. Kiernan

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  • For more than 80 years H.P. Lovecraft has inspired writers of supernaturalfiction, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and gaming. His themes of cosmicindifference, the utter insignificance of humankind, minds invaded by the alien,and the horrors of history — written with a pervasive atmosphere of unexplainable dread — remain not only viable motifs, but are more relevantthan ever as we explore the mysteries of a universe in which our planet isinfinitesimal and climatic change is overwhelming it.
  • In the first decade of the twenty-first century the best supernaturalwriters no longer imitate Lovecraft, but they are profoundly influenced by thegenre and the mythos he created. New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird presentssome of the best of this new Lovecraftian fiction — bizarre, subtle,atmospheric, metaphysical, psychological, filled with strange creatures andstranger characters — eldritch, unsettling, evocative, and darklyappealing.

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For more than 80 years H.P. Lovecraft has inspired writers of supernaturalfiction, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and gaming. His themes of cosmicindifference, the utter insignificance of humankind, minds invaded by the alien,and the horrors of history — written with a pervasive atmosphere of unexplainable dread — remain not only viab...

Born in Leeds, England, Charles Stross knew he wanted to be a science fiction writer from the age of six. Despite this, he went to university in London and qualified as a Pharmacist. He made his first writing sale to Interzone in 1986, and sold about a dozen stories elsewhere throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s. He now writes fic...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.8 × 6 × 1.5 inPublished:November 22, 2011Publisher:Prime BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607012898

ISBN - 13:9781607012894

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