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Jules Verne – Carpathian Castle

Posted by demonik on November 8, 2009

Jules Verne – Carpathian Castle (Panther, Sept. 1963)

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Blurb:

THE BRINK OF FEAR …
A cry escaped him; then throwing himself back, as if he had been struck by lightning, he slipped along the chain, which instinct made him hang on to, and rolled down, down . . ..
CARPATHIAN CASTLE…
deep in the impenetrable depths of the Transylvanian forest stood its massive creeper covered walls — a challenge to the world of the alien mortals . . . .
A CLASSIC MASTERPIECE OF GOTHIC HORROR BY THE AUTHOR OF ‘20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA’

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THE NAME THAT ENSURES GOOD READING

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Lin Carter – Lovecraft

Posted by demonik on November 8, 2009

Lin Carter – Lovecraft: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos (Panther, 1975: originally Ballantine, US, 1972)

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Blurb:
The Legend of Dread Cthulhu ….

Lovecraft’s brilliant creation of an occult dimension of horror swarming with such monstrous entities as dread Cthulhu, Yog-Sogoth, Azathoth and other malign supernatural beings has captured the imagination of millions of readers all over the world.

Lin Carter is one of the greatest authorities of our time on adult fantasy and an accomplished author of fantastic fiction in his own right. Here he gives us a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at Lovecraft himself and at the creation of the haunting mythos that must rank as this century’s greatest addition to the world’s store of supernatural tiction.

Thanks to James Diog for the cover scan!

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John Knowler – The Trap

Posted by demonik on November 8, 2009

John Knowler – The Trap (Panther, 1966)

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Blurb:

An electrifying masterpiece of the macabre.

Mary Baxter, young and innocent, an English suburban rose, goes to work for Wilhelm Schmidt, moody and passionate, an antiquarian bookseller who has a flourishing side-line in erotica. The results of their confrontation are electrifying. Mary’s fresh, prosaic and breathless innocence is brought into contact with an alien and forbidden range of experience: sharp practice, lust, incest, and finally suicide ….

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Robert E. Howard – The Valley Of The Worm

Posted by demonik on November 8, 2009

Robert E. Howard – The Valley Of The Worm (Panther, 1976)

August Derleth – Foreword

Robert E. Howard – Which Will Be Scarcely Understood (verse)
H P Lovecraft – Robert Ervin Howard: A Memoriam

The Fire Of Asshurbanipal
A Man-Eating Jeopard
Worms Of The Earth
Kings Of The Night
The Valley Of The Worm
Skulls In The Stars
Rattle Of Bones
The Hills Of The Dead
Wings In The Night

Blurb: A classic collection of tales from the Golden Age of fantasy and horror.

Robert E Howard – creator of some of the greatest worlds of heroic fantasy and nightmare horror ever conceived by the mind of man

H P Lovecraft descrived Howard as a master of ‘description of vast megalithic cities of the elder world, around whose dark towers and labyrinthine nether vaults linger an aura of pre-human fear and necromancy which no other writer could duplicate.’

In the three volumes of Skull-Face Omnibus published by Panther Books you will find a nerve-tautening gallery of tales of superhuman savagery and supernatural evil. Journey back into long-lost eons of time and across the frontiers of the occult with one of the greatest fantasy masters of the century, Robert E Howard.

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