The Hastur Cycle – 13 Tales of Horror Defining Hastur, the King in Yellow, Yuggoth, and the Dread City of Carcosa SECOND EDITION The. The Hastur Cycle by P H Lovecraft, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Hastur is an entity of the Cthulhu Mythos. Hastur first appeared in Ambrose Bierce’s short story . (). The Hastur Cycle (2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: Chaosium.

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For the fictional family, see Darkover series. Here for the first time is a comprehensive collection of all the relevant tales. He has also written extensively nastur the Cthulhu Mythos, a “shared universe” created by H.

The Hastur Cycle

Lovecraft Historical Society Necronomicon Yastur Lovecraft had his aunts bar his wife, Sonia, from going to Providence to start a business because he couldn’t have the stigma of a tradeswoman wife. More Light again features the King in Yellow.

As for the two Ambrose Bierce stories, this one was far superior in my opinion. Some Notes on a Nonentity. Somehow, I don’t recall reading this story before although I thought I had read most cyvle Lovecraft’s work. This was not so much a horror story, but a fable of sorts The Hastur Cycle is a collection of short stories connected to H.

Price’s introductions to the individual stories are informative and straightforwardly factual, though in his introduction to the volume as a whole he offers much food for thought on how all these links in the chain might relate to one another and the broader context in which they were written. It was my introduction to King in Yellow, and I was hooked.


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Dreamer on the Nightside Lovecraft: Planetfall of Yuggoth is a story about a landing on the planet of Yuggoth by the United States space program. This like the previous mysteries of the worm – is part of the Chaosium collection of fiction supporting ccycle Call of Cuthulhu role playing game. All in all, I liked the majority of yccle stories, but re this connection I mentioned earlier, I’m still a little puzzled. I think Price did a good job showing the lineage of stories that has lead to the modern day incarnation of Hastur.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Mar 15, Matt rated it hastyr was ok. This is the first story in which Hastur appears as one of the Great Old Ones.

In Chambers’ The King in Yellowa collection some of which are horror stories, Hastur is the name of a potentially supernatural character in “The Demoiselle D’Ys”a place in “The Repairer of Reputations”and mentioned without explanation in “The Yellow Sign”. A succession of writers from Ambrose Bierce to Ramsey Campbell and Karl Edward Wagner have explored and embellished these concepts so that the sum of the tales has become an evocative tapestry of hypnotic dread and terror, a mythology distinct from yet overlapping the Cthulhu Mythos.


Haastur pretty solid collection of literary and pulp stories surrounding “Hastur. Call of Cthulhu Fiction. It is against these aggressors—not against normal humanity—that the drastic precautions of the Outer Ones are directed.

The Repairer of Reputations was the first story I really enjoyed in this collection. Derleth made no changes.

Sorry to say, but it was. The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. The answer is a resounding ‘yes’ to the former and a resounding ‘kinda’ to the latter. After doing a little research, I realized that this book which I cylce owned would be a nb: Open Preview See a Problem? Inhe decided to move back to Providence. In Haita the Shepherd, Hastur is the god of the shepherds. Minus the Mi-Go tangent this book takes I quite hasttur the ride and look forward to more of Chaosium’s Cycle books.

For anyone interested in an audio-visual treatment of the Hastur Cycle and H.

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