At the Mountains of Madness and Other Tales of Terror by H.P. Lovecraft
My rating: 2 of 5 stars
At the mountains of Madness
This did not work for me because in the first half, I felt as if I was reading a book about geology. And in the second one about architecture. Sadly the style made it impossible for me to come up with a film (which I usually see behind my eyes while reading) and I failed to come up with a probable image for the old ones...to me they took on the shape of grey potatoes with wings and stars on their heads and butts. I'm attempting the short stories next.
The Shunned House
We are getting there. Creepier. And not so scientific. But the actual creepy part was so quick. Too much built up. But...plunging on.
The Dreams in the Witch House
Quite enjoyed that one until the aliens from story one made a cameo. *headdesk* But as a short story, I really liked it because it felt like a full fledged story. Can't quite express it otherwise.
The statement of Randolph Carter
Well that was that. Got nothing.
As a whole...judging from the cover I expected more. The cover freaks me out, the rest...not so much.
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