The Xothic Cycle: The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter

The Xothic Cycle The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter The late Lin Carter was a prolific writer and anthologist of horror and fantasy with over eighty titles to his credit His tales of Mythos horror are loving tributes to H P Lovecraft s revision tales a

  • Title: The Xothic Cycle: The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter
  • Author: Robert M. Price H.P. Lovecraft Harry E. Fassl Lin Carter
  • ISBN: 9781568820781
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Paperback
  • The late Lin Carter was a prolific writer and anthologist of horror and fantasy with over eighty titles to his credit His tales of Mythos horror are loving tributes to H P Lovecraft s revision tales and to August Derleth s stories of Hastur and the R lyeh Text This is the first collection of Carter s Mythos tales it includes his intended novel, The Terror Out of TimThe late Lin Carter was a prolific writer and anthologist of horror and fantasy with over eighty titles to his credit His tales of Mythos horror are loving tributes to H P Lovecraft s revision tales and to August Derleth s stories of Hastur and the R lyeh Text This is the first collection of Carter s Mythos tales it includes his intended novel, The Terror Out of Time Most of the stories in this collection have been unavailable for some time Selected and introduced by Robert M Price.

    One thought on “The Xothic Cycle: The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter”

    1. While there are some entertaining Mythos tales in this collection, a little Lin Carter goes a long way (which is to say that I appreciate Carter's skills as an editor a bit more than I do his skills as a writer). Part of my problem with Carter's ideas is the sheer overkill he inflicts on Lovecraft's (and Derleth's) original ideas, the overwhelming need Carter felt to systematize everything so that all the contradictions would be reconciled (even when it was those very contradictions that have ma [...]

    2. Crea su mundo utilizando las bases y formas de Lovecraft. Todos sus relatos están relacionados con mismos personajes y sucesos mentados. Llega a cansar el reitero con: “este es el diario de…” y relata los sucesos que siempre tiene misma estructura: heredero encuentra documentos o estatua o libros extraños que al investigar sucede lo extraterrenal.

    3. A collection of stories based on the writings of H.P. Lovecraft. These are, to me, only slightly better than the original Lovecraft stories. Just not a fan of his writings. Not recommended

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