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Since H. P. Lovecraft first invited colleagues such as Frank Belknap Long and Robert Bloch (among others) to join in his creation of what has come to be known as “The Cthulhu Mythos” (over Lovecraft’s less invocative name of “Yog-Sothery”), dozens of authors have tried their hand at adding to this vast tapestry with varying degrees of success. 

Some, like the then-teenage Ramsey Campbell, used the Mythos as a starting point to his own career while still finding his own authorial voice. Others, like Stephen King and Neil Gaiman, did so at the height of their careers, paying homage to an author who had been such a tremendous inspiration to them. But no one, absolutely no one, has contributed such a body of brilliant and profoundly original work to the Mythos as has Caitlín R. Kiernan.

In this remarkable collection the author has selected over two dozen of her best Lovecraftian tales ranging from 2000s “Valentia” to her more recent classic “A Mountain Walked” as well as including the complete Dandridge Cycle, as well as a new story, “M Is for Mars.” In short, this is a cornerstone volume for Kiernan fans and Mythos devotees alike.

©2018 Caitlín R. Kiernan (P)2021 Blackstone Publishing

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incomplete release

Great stories, good performances. but audible did a garbage job of production. Chapter titles were not ready upon release (got them later but, come on people, this has been on your upcoming release list for a year.) Still no cover art to. Do better Audible.

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Truly incredible

Some of the most exceptional weird fiction I’ve ever read (well, listened to.) Nearly every story left some sort of an impact on me. Easy 10/10, absolutely in love with the work and I can’t wait to read more from Caitlin

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  • Vittorio Vallesi
  • 09-20-21

Meh

The book is not bad per se, but some of the short stories have a lot of build-ups that don't pay out or are very predictable.
Also, I don't like the use of words like "COCK" or "VAGINA" just for the sake of it or in order to "shock" the reader.
I'm not a puritan, but using them without a context or just to create "shock", make a book sound like it was written by a child.
A very incompetent child.