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LESLIE S. KLINGER in conversation with LAURIE R. KING

 

 


Leslie S. Klinger in conversation with Laurie R. King

Tuesday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.

The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft


Wow!! The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft is a visually gorgeous book! 852 pages of detailed annotations, photographs, and art, Leslie S. Klinger's book is an Olympian landmark resource on Lovecraft, just as Lovecraft is an Olympian landmark of modern Gothic literature. 

The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft includes:
  • More than 1,000 notes that provide information and context on every aspect of Lovecraft's life and work
  • Nearly 300 illustrations, including original artwork from Weird Tales and Astounding Stories
  • Extensive listings of films and audio recordings of Lovecraft's stories
  • Genealogy of the elder races
  • History of the Necronomicon
  • A list of the Miskatonic University faculty
  • A chronology of Lovecraft's writings
  • A new introduction by Alan Moore

This book is both the perfect starting point for curious newcomers and a towering intellectual feast for devotees of Lovecraft. It's impossible to portray just how incredible this book is. Weaving together a broad base of existing scholarship with his own original insights, Klinger appends Lovecraft's uncanny oeuvre and Kafkaesque life story in a way that provides context and unlocks many of the secrets of his often cryptic body of work.

“Annotator Les Klinger is the man you want to have by your side, as you explore the Lovecraftian Darkness.” (Neil Gaiman)

New York Times bestselling crime writer Laurie R. King writes both series and standalone novels. She became the first novelist since Patricia Cornwell to win prizes for Best First Crime Novel on both sides of the Atlantic with the publication of her debut thriller, A Grave Talent. She is the bestselling author of the Kate Martinelli series, the Mary Russell mysteries, and the novels Touchstone, A Darker Place, Folly, and Keeping Watch.  

Event date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1010 El Camino Real
94025-4349 Menlo Park
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The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft Cover Image
By H.P. Lovecraft, Leslie S. Klinger (Editor), Alan Moore (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780871404534
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Published: Liveright - October 13th, 2014

Annotated Sandman Vol. 1 Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Leslie Klinger (Notes by), Various (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781401233327
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Published: Vertigo - January 10th, 2012