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The Colour Out of Space

Tales of Cosmic Horror
(Book - 2002)
The Colour Out of Space
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"The true weird tale has something more than a secret murder, bloody bones, or a sheeted form clanking chains. An atmosphere of breathless and unexplainable dread of outer, unknown forces must be present; a hint of that most terrible conception of the human brain--a malign and particular suspension or defeat of those fixed laws of Nature which are our only safeguard against the assaults of chaos and the daemons of unplumbed space." --H. P. Lovecraft This new collection features some of the greatest masters of extreme terror, among them Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, Bram Stoker, and Henry James, and includes such classic works as Arthur Machen's "The White People," Algernon Blackwood's "The Willows," and of course Lovecraft's own weird and hideous "The Colour Out of Space." Contents: Edgar Allan Poe, "MS. Found in a Bottle" Bram Stoker, "The Squaw" Ambrose Bierce, "Moxon's Master" Ambrose Bierce, "The Damned Thing" Ambrose Bierce, "An Inhabitant of Carcosa" R. W. Chambers, "The Repairer of Reputations" M. P. Shiel, "The House of Sounds" Arthur Machen, "The White People" Algernon Blackwood, "The Willows" Henry James, "The Jolly Corner" Walter de la Mare, "Seaton's Aunt" H. P. Lovecraft, "The Colour Out of Space" A Note on the Selection by D. Thin
Title: The colour out of space
tales of cosmic horror
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2002
Characteristics: 354 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: selected by D. Thin
Contents: MS. found in a bottle / Edgar Allan Poe
The Squaw / Bram Stoker
Moxon's master / Ambrose Bierce
The Damned thing / Ambrose Bierce
An Inhabitant of Carcosa / Ambrose Bierce
The Repairer of reputations / R.W. Chambers
The House of sounds / M.P. Shiel
The White people / Arthur Machen
The Willows / Algernon Blackwood
The Jolly corner / Henry James
Seaton's aunt / Walter De La Mare
The Colour out of space / H.P. Lovecraft
Additional Contributors: Thin, D. (Douglas)
Alternate Title: Color out of space
ISBN: 1590170261
Branch Call Number: FICTION COLOUR
Subject Headings: Outer space Fiction Horror tales, English Horror tales, American
Topical Term: Horror tales, English
Horror tales, American
LCCN: 2002010876
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Lots of Bierce, Chambers, Lovecraft, and some real treasures from Arthur Machen, Algernon Blackwood, and Bram Stoker.


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