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Howard Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. He was virtually unknown and published only in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, but he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Lovecraft was born in Providence, Rhode Island where he spent most of his life. Among his most celebrated tales are "The Call of Cthulhu" and "The Shadow over Innsmouth", both canonical to the Cthulhu Mythos. Lovecraft was never able to support himself from earnings as author and editor. He saw commercial success increasingly elude him in this latter period, partly because he lacked the confidence and drive to promote himself. He subsisted in progressively straitened circumstances in his last years; an inheritance was completely spent by the time that he died at age 46.
роки життя: 20 Серпня 1890 15 Березня 1937

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Maxim Chernovцитує2 роки тому
I dream of a day when they may rise above the billows to drag down in their reeking talons the remnants of puny, war-exhausted mankind—of a day when the land shall sink, and the dark ocean floor shall ascend amidst universal pandemonium.
Jahandar Joey Wolfцитує2 роки тому
when a vast series of raids and arrests occurred, followed by the deliberate burning and dynamiting – under suitable precautions – of an enormous number of crumbling, worm-eaten, and supposedly empty houses along the abandoned waterfront.

когда произошла обширная серия рейдов и арестов, за которыми последовали преднамеренные поджоги и взрывы – при соответствующих мерах предосторожности – огромного количества разрушенных, изъеденных червями и предположительно пустых домов вдоль заброшенной набережной.

Jahandar Joey Wolfцитує2 роки тому
Keener news-followers, however, wondered at the prodigious number of arrests, the abnormally large force of men used in making them, and the secrecy surrounding the disposal of the prisoners.

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Best audio adaption of the story I ever heard (and I listened to most of them). Props to the reading voice!

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