New Cthulhu: The Recent Weird

  • For greater than eighty years H.P. Lovecraft has encouraged writers of supernatural fiction, artists, musicians, filmmakers, and gaming. His topics of cosmic indifference, the utter insignificance of humankind, minds invaded through the alien, and the horrors of background — written with a pervasive surroundings of unexplainable dread — stay not just manageable motifs, yet are extra correct than ever as we discover the mysteries of a universe during which our planet is infinitesimal and climatic switch is overwhelming it.
  • In the 1st decade of the twenty-first century the simplest supernatural writers now not imitate Lovecraft, yet they're profoundly encouraged via the style and the mythos he created. New Cthulhu: the hot Weird offers the superior of this new Lovecraftian fiction — extraordinary, refined, atmospheric, metaphysical, mental, jam-packed with unfamiliar beings and stranger characters — eldritch, unsettling, evocative, and darkly appealing.

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