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Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed. Lovecraft does not let his narrator discover these facts, as he has other nondescript characters sobrr dump all the information on his head – in long soliloquies.

Many of Lovecraft’s narrators are bland and forgettable, barely described; this is true to his onnsmouth of humanity as particularly insignificant in the greater picture of cosmic existence; usually, he spends much more effort and space at attempting to describe the cosmic and alien creatures which lurk at the edges of our world and beyond it, and the horror that they evoke. Refresh and try again.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Our narrator comes to the town of Innsmouth to investigate a town in decay as well as the strange stories that he’s heard about it from neighboring towns.

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As for the town stories, the narrator finds an old drunk who tells him the horrible truth about Innsmouth, about the supposed plague that wiped out almost half of them, the reason behind their appearance and so on. La historia la dirige un joven que va a visitar Innsmouth con la ingenuidad propia de los protagonistas de Lovecraft y el entusiasmo por las pocas cosas que han sobrevivido a la apisonadora del Tiempo.

View all 9 comments. I innnsmouth it is one of those you could recommend to anyone who wants to try Lovecraft for the first time. However, I’m just about the read Winter Tide which is a sequel of sorts to this one so I thought I’d knock it off quickly.


My hand had a pale luminescence as if I were reaching for a torch burning under water. Dark Corners of the Earth a couple of years ago. It was tall in front, and with a very large and curiously irregular periphery, as if designed for a head of almost freakishly elliptical outline.

This is an excellent example of fine subliminal horror and you can look at it as a creepy story about a destitute East Coast Town With that I felt like I had become Robert Olmstead.

I expected at any moment to have some horrendous beast burst through the door intent on my eminent destruction. I weighed my options, but decided it was late and probably the best thing for me would be to rest and recuperate from the long hours spent on the train. It was bound to happen at some point. Lovecraft’s fans, however sadly I must say that I wasn’t able to enjoy the reading experience as I’d expected initially.

The sight of such endless avenues of fishy-eyed vacancy and death, and the thought of such linked infinities of black, brooding compartments given over to cob-webs and memories and the conqueror worm, start up vestigial fears and aversions that not even the stoutest philosophy can disperse.

I think this is one of my favorite Lovecraft stories.

La Sombra Sobre Innsmouth

The first and only print run consisted of only copies, filled with typographical errors, most of which were not sold. As sommbra many other HLP stories, the descriptions of old architecture abound. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

You are ugly-looking then you must be EVIL! Innnsmouth rubbed the engravings vigorously with my thumb as if I could smear the gold and blur their hideous features. Deseo agradecerle a todos los presentes por sus preguntas y comentarios. Open Preview See a Problem?

Like much of Lovecraft’s fiction, The Shadow Over Innsmouth consists of a first innsmoyth narration of a protagonist relaying his experience after it has actually happened. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Oct 23, Mila Elizabeth rated it really liked it Shelves: The narrator ends up learning more than he had ever hoped, expected or wanted to know.


La Sombra Sobre Innsmouth by H.P. Lovecraft

In the end, he discovers some unspeakable horror, once more related to the Cthulhu slbre other malign divinities from space and out of the underworld. As I read the description of each street Robert walked along, the broken down musty churches and thick smell of fish became more and more real.

The fingers, as they wrapped around the round curve of the cup, were deformed. I know he was an atheist, but he’s respectful of Christian beliefs in ways that he’s not of others. La novela de H. I am more or less a Lovecraft-come-lately and read Ruthanna Emrys’ excellent Winter Tide without reading this first. I was willing enough to stay mute while the affair was fresh and uncertain; but now that it is an old story, with public interest and curiosity gone, I have an odd craving to whisper about those few frightful hours in that ill-rumored and evilly-shadowed seaport of death and blasphemous abnormality.

Among these reliefs were fabulous monsters of abhorrent grotesqueness and malignity—half ichthyic and half batrachian in suggestion—which one could not dissociate from a certain haunting and uncomfortable sense of pseudo-memory, as if they called up some image innsmoouth deep cells and tissues whose retentive functions are wholly primal and awesomely ancestral. It wasn’t particularly intriguing either, and the suspense and flow of the piece was terribly lacklustre.

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Lists with This Book. I think Dagon is mentioned Aleister.

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