Hongos de Yuggoth by H. P. Lovecraft, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. HONGOS DE YUGGOTH. H. P. Lovecraft. Traducción: Luis Gámez. Ilustran: Carmen Burguess y Daniela Zahra. Prólogo: Javier Calvo. Hongos de Yuggoth by H. P. Lovecraft at – ISBN – ISBN – Cangrejo Pistolero Ediciones – – Softcover.

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Traducido no vale nada: Return to Book Page. Lovecraft has developed a cult following for his Cthulhu Mythos, a series of loosely interconnected fictions featuring a pantheon of human-nullifying entities, as well as the Necronomicon, a fictional grimoire juggoth magical rites and forbidden lore. My highly eccentric taste, my refined palate, simply desired such an ancient drop ee Re-reading some of my favorite horror stories, consuming the stories as if they were some strange wines that I have kept in the basement, hidden amongst vintages less divine; with such labels blackened unreadable and corks re-affixed with age-blooded wax.

HP Lovecraft has a masterful way of of crawling under honggos skin and inciting your buried fears and hidden madness. However, I didn’t see the ebook listed, so I chose this — since this is the closest thing to the version I read. Wish I’d read it sooner.

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Fungi from Yuggoth and Other Poems

He waked that morning as an hoongos man, And nothing since has looked the same to him. It shone through all the sunset’s glories – thin At first, but with a slowly brightening face.

But though its lure alone makes life worth living, None gains or guesses what it hints at giving. Lovecraft’s major inspiration and invention was cosmic horror: Even in the Dunsany-homages of his Dreamlands stories, beast-gods lurk and dark fates await.


A few of the poems are wistful, even poignant I’m as much a fan of contemplating the cold indifference of the cosmos as anyone else, but I found it a nice change of pace to read a poem like “Alienation” and find myself seized by a sense that HPL was likely talking very much hpngos himself and the alienation he and all “dreamers”, creative types, and SF folks in general experience from our families and friends. Paperbackpages. My little Olthar was still trying to consume Miss Mittens, although Yjggoth could not see how Olthar could breathe yugfoth Miss Mitten’s whole head inside his mouth.

It prevents him from embarking on misadventures in dialogue. Be the first to ask a question about Fungi from Yuggoth and Other Poems. Published by Ballantine Books first published January 1st Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Still, it yuggotu that the ri I actually read this small collection of poems as an e-book available from Amazon not this print version.

It provides a distilled version of HPL I think. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Those who genuinely reason, like his protagonists, gamble with sanity. Some of these sonnets express the horrific and otherworldly, many others delve into the nostalgic.

Hongos de Yuggoth : H. P. Lovecraft :

Lovecraft might not have been technically the greatest of poets — this sequence of 36 sonnets includes such clumsiness as rhyming ‘evil’ with ‘devil’ — but his poetry hums with a sense of cosmic wonder, a simultaneous fear and marvel in the alien, the unknowable.

This little volume edited by August Derleth brings together a sampling of H. Interesting as an exercise, and worth a listen, but not as enduring as some of his other verses.

Still, it seems that the rigid yugglth of the sonnet does something honos effectively harness the power of HPL’s prose. When i first read this Horatian, I felt only the supernaturally yuggoty emotions of amazement, anxiety, wonder, fear, mystery, and eeriness.


Lovecrat was born and lived most of his life in Providence, Rhode Island.

While Lovecraft is arguably not the best weird poet of his era–that title would probably go to Clark Ashton Smith–I would argue he’s worth reading for anyone in seeing this curious overlap betwixt the poetic and the uncanny. Objects around float nebulous and dim— False, phantom trifles of some vaster plan. It is in sunsets and strange city spires, Old villages and woods and misty downs, South winds, the sea, low hills, and lighted towns, Old gardens, half-heard songs, and the moon’s fires.

I actually read this small collection of poems as an e-book available from Amazon not this print version.

Lovecraft dreams of celestial cities whose streets, he notes honyos evident approval, “human tread has never soiled”, then a dead face that “called me by my name”. His works were deeply pessimistic and cynical, challenging the values of the Enlightenment, Romanticism and Christianity.

The line between fear and wonder in these poems is membranously thin. The later poetry, beginning with The Ancient Track, while still somewhat old fashioned in This little volume edited by August Derleth brings together a sampling of H. This is especially true of the earlier works, where Lovecraft indulges his most Edwardian inclinations.

But though its lure alone makes life worth living, none gains or guesses what it hints at giving.