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Tour de Lovecraft: The Tales
 
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Tour de Lovecraft: The Tales
Publisher: Atomic Overmind Press
by Jeffrey V. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 03/21/2012 00:29:07

This was really a no-brainer as a purchase for me; first, I love Kenneth Hite's work, and second, I love HPL (faithfully playing Call of Cthulhu since it first came out back in the day). This really ought to be titled "Tour de Force," given Mr. Hite's discussion of virtually every story HPL ever published (certainly those under his own name). His comments are insightful, and he clearly loves his work. I found it to be illuminating, though being a major fan of HPL's, I was already aware of some of the more broadly accepted critiques and commentaries. If you enjoy HPL's stories, if you play Call of Cthulhu, if you even like campy B-Movies (a surprising number of which are based at least loosely on Lovecraft's work), this is a book you'll enjoy very much.

The price is great, and the content is well worth it. As usual with RPGNow, the quality of reproduction was outstanding. All in all, I'm very pleased with this one. Thanks Kenneth!

I also liked the license plate on the bus! :-)



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Tour de Lovecraft: The Tales
Publisher: Atomic Overmind Press
by kyle s. [Featured Reviewer]
Date Added: 12/21/2011 14:12:30

I was first introduced to writer and role-playing game designer Kenneth Hite thanks to the excellent HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast. Gamers out there are probably familiar with Hite from his work on GURPS and the superb Trail Of Cthulhu RPG.

Tour de Lovecraft: The Tales is a collection of Hite's thoughts on each and every tale by weird fiction author and father of the Cthulhu Mythos HP Lovecraft. And it is damn good! Fans of Lovecraft will find, well, a lot to love here. Hite offers wit and true insight on many of our favorite weird tales. For the "noob", Tour de Lovecraft is a perfect guide for the literary fan looking to explore Lovecraft's often obtuse work.

A must buy!



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Tour de Lovecraft: The Tales
Publisher: Atomic Overmind Press
by jim t. [Verified Purchaser]
Date Added: 11/09/2011 12:53:51

Not a whole lot to be said here. IF you've read Mr. Hite before you know he loves to use his $2 words and at times tends to ramble a paragraph too long, but if you like Lovecraft, this is a can't miss book. Well worth the purchase price.



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