Lovecraft’s work, is the belief that the Earth was
once inhabited by powerful and evil gods, just
waiting for the chance to recolonise their planet.
Cthulhu is one such god, lurking deep beneath
the sea until called into being by cult followers
who—like all humans—know not what they do.
It is because of these dark, mythic tales with their
terrified awareness of the limits of Man’s
knowledge, that H. P. Lovecraft is one of the most
influential American writers.
1: The Horror in Clay
The bas-relief was a rough rectangle?
It was then that he began that rambling tale?
Here the first part of the manuscript ended.
2: The Tale of Inspector Legrasse
And yet, as the members severally shook their heads?
So a body of twenty police, filling two carriages?