Howard Lovecraft

The Call of Cthulhu and At the Mountains of Madness

    UGLYPUPhas quoted8 years ago
    In 1921, while attending a convention of the UAPA in Boston, Lovecraft met Sonia Greene, a widowed Brooklyn milliner seven years his senior. Their brief, disastrous marriage took him to New York City for two years; his return to Providence in the spring of 1926 prompted the greatest creative outburst of his short career.
    Илья Носовhas quotedlast year

    We planned to cover as great an area as one antarctic season—or longer, if absolutely necessary—would permit, operating mostly in the mountain ranges and on the plateau south of Ross Sea; regi
    mariabykoshandrom01has quoted2 years ago
    Pabodie’s drilling apparatus, as the public already knows from our reports, was unique and radical in its lightness, portability, and capacity to combine the ordinary artesian drill principle with the principle of the small circular rock drill in such a way as to cope quickly with strata of varying hardness.
    MMhas quoted4 years ago
    There was indeed something hauntingly Roerich-like about this whole unearthly continent of mountainous mystery
    MMhas quoted4 years ago
    was as if these stark, nightmare spires marked the pylons of a frightful gateway into forbidden spheres of dream, and complex gulfs of remote time, space, and ultra-dimensionality.
    Vlad Blackhas quoted4 years ago
    And I am the more reluctant because my warning may be in vain.
    Vlad Blackhas quoted4 years ago
    It is altogether against my will that I tell my reasons for opposing this contemplated invasion of the antarctic—with its vast fossil hunt and its wholesale boring and melting of the ancient ice caps.
    Maxim Dubrovinhas quoted6 years ago
    Having trouble with dogs. They can’t endure the new specimen, and would probably tear it to pieces if we didn’t keep it at a distance from them.”
    Maxim Dubrovinhas quoted6 years ago
    Dogs growing uneasy as we work, and seem to hate this soapstone.
    laydon20has quoted7 years ago
    Doubt of the real facts, as I must reveal them, is inevitable; yet, if I suppressed what will seem extravagant and incredible, there would be nothing left. The hitherto withheld photographs, both ordinary and aerial, will count in my favor, for they are damnably vivid and graphic. Still, they will be doubted because of the great lengths to which clever fakery can be carried. The ink drawings, of course, will be jeered at as obvious impostures, notwithstanding a strangeness of technique which art experts ought to remark and puzzle over.
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