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“The covers of this book are too far apart”*…

From our old friends at Awful Library Books

Something “borrowed”:

And something blue…

More of each of these (back covers, sample pages) and more tenebrous tomes at Awful Library Books.

*Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary

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As we turn the page, we might send eerie birthday greetings to Howard Phillips Lovecraft; he was born on this date in 1880.  A pioneer of “horror” fiction and SciFi who was almost unknown in his lifetime, H.P. Lovecraft has become one of the most influential writers of the Twentieth Century– Jorge Luis Borges, Joyce Carol Oates, and Stephen King, among many other writers, comic artists, and filmmakers, have all proclaimed their indebtedness.

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Written by LW

August 20, 2012 at 1:01 am

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