The Hastur Cycle – 13 Tales of Horror Defining Hastur, the King in Yellow, Yuggoth, and the Dread City of Carcosa SECOND EDITION The. The Hastur Cycle by P H Lovecraft, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Hastur is an entity of the Cthulhu Mythos. Hastur first appeared in Ambrose Bierce’s short story . (). The Hastur Cycle (2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: Chaosium.

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The Mine of Yuggoth is a Ramsey Campbell story about a man involved in the occult becoming curious as to what metal is mined on Yuggoth.

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Nothing to write home about. As a Weird Fiction collection it is quite strong, as a “Mythos” collection it is, at best, average. I was less than impressed with this story. The Repairer of Reputations was the first story I really enjoyed in this collection.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hastuf mejores relatos son los de la primera rama memorables los de Chambers y el de Wagner gastur, y el de Lovecraft que es un gran relato por si solo.

Otherwise, it seems to be the same, although I don’t know if Price’s commentary has changed in the newer version. To put it in my words rather than his, what he’s quite sensibly done is to give a sens The Hastur Cycle would be worthy of a footnote in weird fiction history by virtue of being the first in the now extensive list of fiction titles published by Chaosium.

This book has an interesting selection of stories, but anyone wanting to read it needs to know that the focus is H.

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The Return of Hastur hastug the story of a man inheriting his uncles massive home and occult book collection, that the uncle requested be destroyed.

Just not a fan of his writings.

Many of the stories in this anthology are pretty heavy on allegory, imagery and symbolism so dont expect and easy nor quick read but the horror an alien-ness run deep! The Ambrose Bierce piece’s are well written and a good place to historically get some background, yet undoubtably haztur Robert W.

Correction and combining needed. He began writing between the ages of six and seven and, at about the age of eight, he discovered science. Open Preview See a Problem? His mother, two aunts and grandfather were now bringing up Lovecraft.

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Apr 17, Spencer rated it it was amazing. Interestingly enough, this story is accompanied by a letter sent to August Derleth by Clark Ashton Smith on the story.

The Hastur Cycle would be worthy of a footnote in weird fiction history by virtue of being the first in the now extensive haetur of fiction titles published by Chaosium. It is against these aggressors—not against normal humanity—that the drastic precautions of the Outer Ones are directed. It’s less than two pages and cyclr easy read.

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There are only two questions which any mythos fan should have about this book: Correction and combining needed 12 30 Jan 18, The stories in this hastug evoke a tracery of evil rarely rivaled in horror writing. As usual, Price does an excellent job introducing the book and giving the context and background for each of the stories.

Apr 06, Helmut rated it liked it. He has also written extensively about the Cthulhu Mythos, a “shared universe” created by H.

Another story in the same collection “An Inhabitant of Carcosa” referred to the place ” Carcosa ” and a person “Hali”, names which later authors were to associate with Hastur.


It also seemed a bit off that this one cabin was marked as such. He teaches philosophy and religion at the Johnnie Colemon Theological Seminary, is cyycle of biblical criticism at the Center for Inquiry Institute, and the author of a number of books on theology and the historicity of Jesus, asserting the Christ myth theory.

It hatsur around a man who has revenge plotted and some interesting contacts. Chambers’ mythos of the King in Yellow. The great-granddaughter of one of the main characters of that story is contacted by her great-grandfather through unusual means.

Chambers had used the name in his own stories to represent both a person and a place associated with the names of several stars, including Aldebaran.

Fine for Lovecraftian Mythos fans, not so hot for Chambers fans. Lovecraft was born on August 20, in Providence, Rhode Island. I tried to keep notes but honestly, I must have missed it along the way.

Smith told Derleth of numerous changes that should be made to improve the story. Lovecraft Encyclopedia Howard Phillips Lovecraft: Jul 04, John Hepple rated it really liked it. Since these stories revolve around Yuggoth the planetthe Mi-go etc. Want to Read saving…. More Light again features the King in Yellow. Somehow, I don’t recall reading this story before although I thought I had read most of Lovecraft’s work.

Lovecraft Historical Society Hasrur Lovecraft: Whereas Karl Edward Wagner’s story is one of the best reads in the whole collection. Selected pages Title Page. Lists with This Book.

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