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What I’m Reading: At The Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft, A Review

“Radiates, vegetables, monstrosities, star spawn – whatever they had been, they were men!” – H.P. Lovecraft, At The Mountains of Madness

Warning, possible spoilers ahead.  I do my best not to ruin the stories I review too much, but some discussion of plot is necessary.

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What I’m Reading: H.P. Lovecraft’s The Alchemist

At the beginning of this month, I decided that as an aspiring author, it was my duty to read or reread all those books and short stories considered classics by my genre.  I avoided Literary Classics, since generally I find them dull or pretentious .  Since I’m strapped for cash, I decided to start with things that I could find in intellectual commons.

Good day to you, Mr. Lovecraft!  I started today with The Alchemist. (Warning, plot spoilers ahead)

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