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H.P. Lovecraft - The Complete Fiction Omnibus Collection - Second Edition: The Prime Years: 1926-1936

Lu par : Finn J.D. John
Durée : 34 h et 58 min

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Description

This volume contains the stories that nearly everyone agrees are the best work of H.P. Lovecraft’s life. Chronologically, it is the second book in a three-volume omnibus set comprising the complete fictional works of Howard Phillips Lovcecraft.

Highlights of this volume include:

  • "Cool Air"
  • "The Call of Cthulhu"
  • "Pickman’s Model"
  • "The Colour out of Space"
  • "The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath"
  • "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward"
  • "The Dunwich Horror"
  • "The Whisperer in Darkness"
  • "At the Mountains of Madness"
  • "The Shadow over Innsmouth"
  • "The Dreams in the Witch House"
  • "The Thing on the Doorstep"
  • "The Shadow out of Time"
  • "The Haunter of the Dark"

A full e-book copy of this book in Interactive PDF format is included and can be downloaded by clicking the "PDF" link in your Audible library (it's in the "Title" column). This PDF includes the audiobook chapter numbers to make navigation easier.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

Public Domain (P)2018 Pulp-Lit Productions

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  • Samantha
  • 09/11/2018

Really Nice

First of all, this is HP Lovecraft, so if he is not your bag, spend your dollars elsewhere. This compilation contains some of his best, most classic stories. Hearing them read aloud, really allows you to appreciate his carefully crafted language. My only complaint with the book, is that it is difficult to find particular stories if you want to re-listen.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24/01/2019

Worth the listen

Yes the narrator is difficult to deal with, but try the read speed at X.75 and it gives it more of a dark feel. Standard X1.0 speed was practically unbearable. The explanation between short stories are enjoyable and help give context to many of the writings. I make many long drives and find this to be an enjoyable way to pass the time. Worth the read despite the narrator. He is not talent-less despite some reviews, just not one of the greats you will long to listen to.

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  • Rowan Pike
  • 14/10/2018

Good, but quite dry

This is not an easy listen, and not just because it is so long. It is very eloquent, to the point of it almost being annoying.
Some of the best writing this country has ever produced, but you must be patient with it.

Great narrator, sounds like I imagined H.P. Lovecraft actually spoke.

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  • brian d wilkerson
  • 10/08/2018

Go to YouTube

I will have to say that I'm struggling to get through this. The narrator is God awful. yes he can read, but he has no range as a vocal actor. if you are interested in the background to each of Lovecrafts writings than this may be for you,but if not I would say just go look to YouTube.

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  • Aaron Harris
  • 19/12/2018

Great collection and narration

Perfect for anyone interested in Lovecraft's works. Some others have commented objection to the quality of the narration; I think it is just fine.

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  • Jessicka Raygun
  • 17/09/2018

Don't even bother

This guys voice is terrible to listen too. He also goes on and on before getting to the stories.

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  • CNelson
  • 17/05/2019

Classic creepy horror

I wanted an audio collection of H.P. Lovecraft stories but was hesitant to buy this series after reading other reviews critical of the narrator's delivery. It's true that the narrator does at times sound a bit too happy for the subject matter, but I got used to it quickly. In fact, I really enjoyed the narrator's performance on The Color Out of Space. He did a great job when it came to doing specific character voices. I am planning to add the other parts of this series to my audiobook collection in the near future.

I should also add that the narrator also provides interesting and often witty introductions to the stories, illuminating Lovecraft's writing process, business dealings and personal events.

This audiobook is well worth getting!

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  • Katie swain
  • 05/04/2019

Recommend for anyone super Lovecraft fans

Fantastic short stories, I chose this series because I instantly knew I enjoyed the narrator though I know not everyone will like him. I would say if you like him in the sample and don't mind that being how he narrates all the stories then you'll be fine. I was pleasantly surprised by the biographical side of the story. It gave alot of context I didn't know and enjoyed the vast majority of the stories as well.

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  • Samuel
  • 22/12/2018

Bad narrator

I like Lovecraft but thought the narrator was terrible. Couldn’t stand listening more than half an hour

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  • CaliDiva
  • 20/11/2018

Horrrrrrrible Narrator

I wanted very badly to like this book, I really did because I absolutely love HP Lovecraft, but this narrator is horrid. He's got like this sing song lilt to his voice that in and of itself is an insult to Lovecraft's work. It is not meant to read anything Lovecraft has written. I would recommend maybe children's books for this narrator.

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  • Andree
  • 21/12/2018

Okayish narrator

I would love to listen the works of Lovecraft narrated by Morgan Freeman for example. The narrator was good, but I for myself have to concentrate on the story as the narrator did not success in binding the listener to the story. Maybe its because english is not my mother tongue.

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