H. P. Lovecraft
Against the World, Against Life
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- Publication Date: September 3, 2019
- Imprint: Cernunnos
- Trim Size: 5 1⁄2 x 8 1⁄4
- ISBN: 9782374950846
- Page Count: 160
- Illustrations: 20 illustrations
- Rights: North America
Best-selling French novelist Michel Houellebecq pays tribute to the master of horror, H. P. LovecraftPart biographical sketch, part pronouncement on existence and literature, the best-selling French novelist Michel Houellebecq's H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life, was published in France in 1991 and is the first non-fiction text ever published by the author.
Here, France's most famous contemporary author praises his prewar American alter ego’s style, which couldn't be less like his own.
With a foreword by Lovecraft admirer Stephen King, this eloquently translated edition is an insightful introduction to both Lovecraft’s dark mythology and Houellebecq’s deadpan prose.
About the author
Michel Houellebecq is a French author, poet and filmmaker whose work exposes his humorous yet misanthropic view on humanity. He is known as one of the best and most-loved French novelists.
Stephen King is the best-selling American novelist known for horror hits including Carrie, The Shining, and It.