The Dunwich Horror is set in Dunwich, Massachusetts, this tale is
at the center of Lovecraft's series of stories in the Cthulhu
Mythos. As in much of his work, the Dunwich Horror explores the
mind-boggling vastness of the universe as it's pitted against the
frail soul of a human. Earth, according to the Mythos, was once
ruled by extra-dimensional "Elder Things" - also referred to as
"Great Old Ones." These beings will again rule the planet. Part of
the awesomeness of Lovecraft's work is not what is said, but what
is referred to. The unfathomable nature of the outer and inner
spaces occupied by the Old Ones amps up the scary factor - that and
the fact that there's nothing that humans can do to sway the laws
of the universe out of their control. His descriptions of the land
and people of this region are range from beautiful to grotesque.
Inbreeding, folklore and superstition give this tale a real genuine
creepiness as well. In The Dunwich Horror we find Lovecraft as his
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H. P Lovecraft
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