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H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life

by Michel Houellebecq, Stephen King

H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life Synopsis

Part biographical sketch, part pronouncement on existence and literature, the French best-selling novelist Michel Houellebecq's H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life was published in France in 1991 and is the first non-fiction text ever published by the author. In this encomium, France's most famous contemporary author praises his prewar American alter ego's style, which couldn't be much less like his own. With a foreword by a Lovecraft admirer, Stephen King, this eloquently translated edition is both an insightful introduction to Lovecraft's dark mythology and Houellebecq's deadpan prose.

H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life Press Reviews

.. .publisher SelfMadeHero collected four of Culbard's Lovecraft adaptations--The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, At The Mountains of Madness and The Shadow Out of Time--into one handsome oversized volume, which makes an equally splendid gift to the Lovecraft devotee in your life... --Paste Magazine

Book Information

ISBN: 9782374950846
Publication date: 3rd September 2019
Author: Michel Houellebecq, Stephen King
Publisher: Cernunnos
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 150 pages
Categories: Biography: arts & entertainment, Classic science fiction,

About Michel Houellebecq, Stephen King

Michel Houellebecq is a French author, poet and filmmaker whose work exposes his humorous yet misanthropic view on humanity. He is known as one of the best and most-loved French novelists.

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