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Book Information: Call of Cthulhu, the

Call of Cthulhu, the (1928) [Novelette]
by H. P. Lovecraft Rating: Weighted - 8.2 / Average - 8.4 of 10 (10 votes) (Rate!)
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The narrator relates finding a manuscript detailing nightmares, insanity, murder, and demonic cults, all connected to an unspeakable cosmic horror known as Cthulhu.

Originally published in Weird Tales February 1928.

Original title: The Call of Cthulhu
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorThe occult and Supernatural

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales of Terror, the (1951) [Collection]
      Author: H. P. Lovecraft
     Best of H.P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre, the (1963) [Collection]
      Author: H. P. Lovecraft
     Tales of The Cthulhu Mythos (1969) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stephen King , H. P. Lovecraft , Ramsey Campbell , August Derleth , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Clark Ashton Smith , Frank Belknap Long , Robert Bloch , Brian Lumley , Colin Wilson , Philip Josť Farmer , Richard A. Lupoff , Joanna Russ , Karl Edward Wagner , James Wade
     Dark Descent, the (1987) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Stephen King , Charles Dickens , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , Edith Nesbit , Edith Wharton , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Tanith Lee , Thomas M. Disch , Algernon Blackwood , Ramsey Campbell , Robert W. Chambers , Charles L. Grant , Fritz Leiber , Robert Bloch , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Richard Matheson , Theodore Sturgeon , Joyce Carol Oates , Gene Wolfe , Flannery O'Connor , Michael Bishop , Manly Wade Wellman , Joanna Russ , Karl Edward Wagner , John Collier , Ivan Turgenev , Michael Shea , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Dennis Etchison , Walter de la Mare , Lucy Lane Clifford , Fitz-James O'Brien , Robert Aickman , Russell Kirk , Oliver Onions , Robert Hichens
     Popular Fiction: An Anthology (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Stephen King , Agatha Christie , H. P. Lovecraft , Louisa May Alcott , Isaac Asimov , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Edgar Rice Burroughs , Arthur Conan Doyle , Robert A. Heinlein , Dorothy L. Sayers , Mary Shelley , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , William Gibson , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Jack London , Tanith Lee , Octavia E. Butler , Samuel R. Delany , Dashiell Hammett , Raymond Chandler , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Ian Fleming , Rosamunde Pilcher , Louis L'Amour , Marcia Muller , Mary Roberts Rinehart , Max Brand , Walter Mosley , Tony Hillerman , Janet Dailey , Rafael Sabatini , Baroness Orczy , H. Rider Haggard , Jayne Ann Krentz , Horace Walpole , Elizabeth Gaskell , Kathleen E. Woodiwiss , Zane Grey , Ray B. Browne , John G. Cawelti , Arthur Asa Berger , Linda Barlow Krentz , Gail Landsman , Ernest Mandel , Jane Tompkins
     Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories, the (1999) [Collection]
      Author: H. P. Lovecraft
     13 Best Horror Stories of All Time, the (2002) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , H. P. Lovecraft , Shirley Jackson , H. G. Wells , Algernon Blackwood , Arthur Machen , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , W. W. Jacobs , Oliver Onions
     Necronomicon: The Best Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft (2008) [Collection]
      Author: H. P. Lovecraft

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