262 - H.P. Lovecraft and The Cthulhu Mythos

He's probably the most acclaimed horror writer of the 20th Century, H.P. Lovecraft lived a life that was almost as strange as his creations. When he died in 1937, his work was almost completely unknown, but left behind many stories that have since been dubbed 'The Cthulhu Mythos'. In the decades since his death he has become extremely influential around the world. And also, extremely controversial.


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H.P. Lovecraft: Fear Of The Unknown [2008]

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