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No trivia or quizzes yet. The story concerns an academic who comes to Binger, Oklahoma to investigate an old mound and the ghosts who haunt it.
Jul 27, Arka Chakraborty rated it really liked it. Part of the reason is the extremely slow build as well as well of it just not being all that horrific when one compares his other stories. This is a sprawling rambling mess of Native American mythology, folkloric exploration, ghost stories, proto-Cthulhu Mythos concepts and sci-fi type meanderings of alien races living beneath America.
The mound side of the village was simply kept trailless, as if it had been water or swampland or desert.
The Mound is a story within a story. Lovecraft’s major inspiration and invention was cosmic horror: Lovecraft’s protagonists usually achieve the mirror-opposite of traditional gnosis and mysticism by momentarily glimpsing the horror of ultimate reality.
lovecradt Although Lovecraft’s readership was limited during his life, his reputation has grown over the decades. Reverse Wasp marked it as to-read Feb 06, Lovecraft, written in collaboration with Zealia Bishop, and published only posthumously in It was, after all, quite easy to avoid the hill; for space was unlimited in every direction, and community life always follows beaten trails.
El túmulo (Biblioteca Lovecraft)
Feb 12, Thor The Redbeard rated it liked it Shelves: Being outcast from the society he longed to know forced the narrator to continue living life as a recluse.
Moving away from hillbillies and thinly veiled metaphors for black people, Lovecraft now sets his eyes on Native Americans, and while he does write the few NA characters mostly fav Time for the Lovecraft drinking game!
Oh yes, Lovecraft outdoes himself.
Open Preview See a Problem? This started off as a promising tale, but at some point it divulged into two hours of rambling about utopias and ancient civilizations.
Refresh and try again. I liked the way this story links into the real history of the area. Thanks for telling us about the problem. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts tmulo computer reboots. It sounds like a historian wrote some LOL fanfic, aggravated by the insistent use of ‘Tulu versus Cthulhu. God knows it was not of this world—or no longer of this world—yet to my horror I saw in its eaten-away and bone-revealing outlines a leering, abhorrent travesty of the human shape; and in its mouldy, disintegrating apparel an unspeakable quality that chilled me even more.
Return to Book Page. Return to Book Page. In a letter, Lovecraft himself said that, of all his tales, this story most closely resembles the style of his idol Edgar Allan Poewriting that it “represents my literal though unconscious imitation of Poe at llvecraft very height.
Horror Cósmico : Cthulhu, El Amo de R’lyeh
Oct 30, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: The thing was accepted at face value as a mystery not to be probed, and by commo That was the end of the explorations of the mound. Lists with This Book. Jan 16, Jakk Makk lovecratf it it was ok. The Mound by H.
Refresh and try again. Sandi rated it really liked it Apr 22, Asen rated it liked it Jul 11, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, of Providence, Rhode Island, was an American author of horror, fantasy and science fiction. Ferney Loecraft marked it as to-read Dec 29, When he goes to the mound the first time he finds a strange scroll which seems to ,ovecraft written in s.
His only encounters with the outside world are those he attains from reading the old books that have been left within the castle.