The Horror in the Museum : Collected Short Stories, Paperback

The Horror in the Museum : Collected Short Stories Paperback

Part of the Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural series

4 out of 5 (1 rating)


With an Introduction by M.J. Elliott. 'My eyes, perversely shaken open, gazed for an instant upon a sight which no human creature could even imagine without panic, fear and physical exhaustion...' A wax museum in London boasts a new exhibit, which no man has seen and remained sane...A businessman is trapped in a train carriage with a madman who claims to have created a new and efficient method of capital punishment...A doctor plans a horrible revenge, using as his murder weapon an insect believed capable of consuming the human soul...Within these pages, some of H P Lovecraft's more obscure works of horror and science fiction can be found, including several fantastic tales from his celebrated Cthulhu Mythos.

No true Lovecraft aficionado dare be without this volume.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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  • Category: Horror & ghost stories
  • ISBN: 9781840226423


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There are some pearls in this one, especially because they diverged a little from Lovecraft's typical pattern of "innocent and unknowing man stumbles upon a remnant of the Ancient Ones". Till A' the Seas, Within the Walls of Eryx and The Night Ocean were among my favorites. This along with the other three volumes of this series is a must have for every Lovecraft reader.

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