At Iyot Lock, a large decaying house, two young cousins, Leonora and Edward, are parked for the summer with their ageing spinster aunt and her cruel housekeeper. At first the unpleasantness appear simply spiteful. But when spoilt Leonora is not given her birthday present, affairs inexorably take a much darker turn...
For years after the Cull, we strove against chaos. Could it ever be enough? History has broken, and it seems bad, cruel men will always rise. The End of the End revisits the earliest stories of the Afterblight years later, and the heroes still struggling to shout their defiance against the darkness.
With a special introduction by Armistead Maupin, author of Tales of the City, this is a unique selection of the author's best short stories and extracts from his novels, chosen by Clive and accompanied by a personal commentary which reveals the man behind the art.
Augusta McAndrew lives on a remote Scottish estate with her grandmother, Rose. She hides from outsiders, as she has done her entire life. One day Rose goes out and never returns, leaving Augusta utterly alone. Then Tom McAllister arrives; good-looking and fascinating, but dangerous. What he has to tell her could tear her whole world apart.
In the 1920s and '30s, H P Lovecraft pioneered a new type of fiction that fused elements of supernatural horror with the concepts of visionary science fiction. Lovecraft's tales of cosmic horror revolutionised modern horror fiction. This title collects Lovecraft's fictions.