The Doom That Came to Sarnath
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Miembro desde 1996
Título: The Doom That Came to Sarnath
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The Doom That Came to Sarnath is a story fragment by American horror fiction writer H P Lovecraft Howard Phillips Lovecraft August 20 1890 March 15 1937 known as H P Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty 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 His father was confined to a mental institution when Lovecraft was three years old His grandfather a wealthy businessman enjoyed storytelling and was an early influence Intellectually precocious but sensitive Lovecraft began composing rudimentary horror tales by the age of eight but suffered from overwhelming feelings of anxiety He encountered problems with classmates in school and was kept at home by his highly strung and overbearing mother for illnesses that may have been psychosomatic In high school Lovecraft was able to better connect with his peers and form friendships He also involved neighborhood children in elaborate make believe projects only regretfully ceasing the activity at seventeen years old Despite leaving school in 1908 without graduating he found mathematics particularly difficult Lovecraft had developed a formidable knowledge of his favored subjects such as history linguistics chemistry and astronomy Although he seems to have had some social life attending meetings of a club for local young men Lovecraft in early adulthood was established in a reclusive nightbird lifestyle without occupation or pursuit of romantic adventures In 1913 his conduct of a long running controversy in the letters page of a story magazine led to his being invited to participate in an amateur journalism association Encouraged he started circulating his stories he was 31 at the time of his first publication in a prFrom the Inside Flap:
Calm yourself. There are 20 terrorizing short tales of mirth and murder awaiting your inspection, created by the master of horror, H.P. Lovecraft. Prepare for the fright of your life--it's within these pages....
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