Haggopian and Other Stories Best Mythos Tales, Volume Two

By: Lumley, Brian

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Prior to the first American publication of Brian Lumley's ground-breaking, dead-waking, best-selling Necroscope???????????????? in 1988 -- the first novel in a long-lived, much-loved series -- this British author had for twenty years been earning himself something of a reputation writing short stories, novellas, and a series of novels set against H. P. Lovecraft's cosmic Cthulhu Mythos backdrop. A soldier in 1967, serving in Berlin with the Royal Military Police, Lumley jump-started his literary career by writing to August Derleth, the then dean of macabre publishers at his home in Sauk City, Wisconsin, telling of his fascination with the Mythos, and purchasing books by the "Old Gentleman of Providence, RI." In addition, he sent a page or two of written work allegedly culled from the various forbidden or "black books" of the Mythos. Suitably impressed, the master of Arkham House invited Lumley to write something solid in the Mythos as a possible contribution to a new volume he was currently contempla

Title: Haggopian and Other Stories Best Mythos Tales, Volume Two

Author Name: Lumley, Brian

Categories: Science Fiction & Fantasy,

Edition: Signed Deluxe

Publisher: Burton, Subterranean Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 1596061650

ISBN Number 13: 9781596061651

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: as new Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 000944

Description: 424pp. 8vo. Book is signed on a special page by Brian Lumley and by illustrator Bob Eggleton. Book is tight, unread, crisp, and pristine. Twenty-four short stories by Lumley. H. P. Lovecraft, Mythos, what can I say? A beautiful copy. Brodart protected.