Archive for: H.P. Lovecraft
On what Gone With the Wind and Lovecraft are like when you take out the racism.
50 Shades of Grey meet Cthulhu.
Stefan Dinter, the man behind German comics company Zwerchfell Verlags, got me to write an intro for Xoth –The Unspeakable City, a new Lovecraft pasticheby Anna-Maria Jung. Here’s a bit of press info about author and book: On ANNA-MARIA JUNG: Anna-Maria Jung was born in Graz, Austria, where she started to draw comics during her […]
Canonical writers of popular fiction — Stevenson, Wells, Conan Doyle, Poe— are usually renowned for lucid prose, deft allegory, vivid description, and, most of all, a mastery of pacing. H.P. Lovecraft is a titanic — or as he would say, a Cyclopean — exception. His prose is a clotted, lumbering mush, as if a septuagenarian […]