• Title: The Dark Rites of Cthulhu
  • Author: Brian M. Sammons Joshua Reynolds William Meikle John Goodrich Pete Rawlik Robert M. Price Sam Stone Don Webb
  • ISBN: 9780993718007
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Dark Rites of Cthulhu For centuries students of the forbidden arts have probed the inky recesses of the spaces inbetween Hapless mortals have invoked monstrous entities from beyond through foul magicks incantations and r
    For centuries, students of the forbidden arts have probed the inky recesses of the spaces inbetween Hapless mortals have invoked monstrous entities from beyond through foul magicks, incantations and rituals When will they learn that here can be no profit nor joy to be gained through relations with the insidious old ones These sixteen tales of depravity, sorcery and madnFor centuries, students of the forbidden arts have probed the inky recesses of the spaces inbetween Hapless mortals have invoked monstrous entities from beyond through foul magicks, incantations and rituals When will they learn that here can be no profit nor joy to be gained through relations with the insidious old ones These sixteen tales of depravity, sorcery and madness may offer some illumination, but ultimately there can be no salvation for those who dabble in The Dark Rites of Cthulhu.

    One Reply to “The Dark Rites of Cthulhu”

    1. This collection focuses on magic in Lovecraftian Mythos, which is a great concept for an anthology, since most Lovecraftian anthologies usually revolve around big tentacled monsters.This anthology does a good job of representing the use of magic in the Mythos, with a lot of reading from books you shouldn't and some weird machines. There's also a nice variety of locations and time periods. There are some stories in Arkham, of course, but here are stories that take place very solidly in our world [...]

    2. A brilliant collection bringing together Mythos names both well known and brand new. Hardly a dud in the bunch, and the ONE story that wasn't as good as the rest was still pretty darned good.

    3. I first read H.P. Lovecraft's stories in my youth. I devoured all of the Bantam paperbacks at the time. Plus the biography by L. Sprague deCamp. Then nothing for a couple of decades.In the last several years, writer's influenced by Lovecraft have become a niche market within the horror genre.Lovecraft was not a gifted stylist. He was an imaginative writer who created a horror universe that obviously resonates with many authors todays. Unfortunately, many of Lovecraft's imitators are even less gi [...]

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