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Howard Phillips Lovecraft (US: ; August 20, 1890–March 15, 1937) was an American writer of weird fiction and horror fiction. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he spent most of his life there, and his fiction was primarily set against a New England backdrop. Lovecraft was never able to support himself from earnings as an author and editor, and he subsisted in progressively strained circumstances in his last years. He died of cancer at the age of 46.

Lovecraft was virtually unknown during his lifetime and published only in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, but is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors of weird and horror fiction. Among his most celebrated tales are The Rats in the Walls, The Call of Cthulhu, At the Mountains of Madness, The Shadow over Innsmouth, and The Shadow Out of Time. His writings were the basis of the Cthulhu Mythos, which has inspired a large body of pastiches, games, music and other media drawing on Lovecraft's characters, setting and themes, constituting a wider body of work known as Lovecraftian horror.

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H. P. Lovecrafts kronologiske værker nr. 10

"The Doom That Came to Sarnath" er en fantasy novelle, som H. P. Lovecraft skrev den 3. december 1919. Stilen er mytisk fantasy og regnes for at være en del af Lovecrafts Dream Cycle. Den blev første gang publiseret i juni 1920 i The Scot, som var et skotsk magasin for fiktion, skrevet af amatører. Novellen fortæller beretningen om byen Sarnath - dens storhed og fald , i en mytologisk verden, hvor andre og langt ældre væsner bliver fortrængt af mennesket.
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Udgivelsesdato07 jan. 2022
Udgivet afHN Publishing
ISBN epub9788793736160
ISBN lydbog9788793736177