The Inhabitant of the Lake. Ramsey Campbell.

The Inhabitant of the Lake

Drugstore Indian Press (DIP PS Publishing):
Hornsea: 2018
First printing, Trade paperback, New,
293 pp.
Cover artwork by: Randy Broecker

Now a quality paperback. “After Lovecraft’s death August Derleth took control of his mythos, adding to and organizing it more systematically than its creator ever had. Derleth was a jealous guardian of Lovecraft’s reputation, and insisted on vetting any stories by new writers that used the mythos. Few found his favor until 1961, when a Liverpudlian fifteen-year-old sent him the first drafts of several Lovecraftian tales. The outcome was a ten-year professional relationship and the appearance in 1964 of the first book of previously unpublished Lovecraftian fiction for five years. It was The Inhabitant of the Lake. This fiftieth anniversary edition reprints that book in full, including the original introduction. It also includes the first drafts of all the tales that were rewritten before publication and reproduces Derleth’s editorial responses to the stories.” #61965

Price: $25.00

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