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on: October 30, 2008, 10:45:56 AM
You can't throw a rock without hitting Lovecraft homages, but too much of it (for my tastes) seems to treat Lovecraft's work like fantasy more than horror: it focuses on figuring out how Lovecraft's mythology fits together, fleshing out various figures and theories and so forth.  I'd like some good fiction that focuses more on the themes and atmosphere than expanding on the fantastical aspects.  I would include fiction that doesn't use any specific creature from Lovecraft lore, but use the sorts of ideas he might have come up with, in a sort of story he might have written.

Any good suggestions?



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Reply #1 on: October 30, 2008, 09:15:13 PM
cthulhu podcast

you get a variety of stories but some are distinctly lovecraftian in nature.



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Reply #2 on: October 30, 2008, 09:16:49 PM
My best recommendation in this arena is Caitlín R. Kiernan.  I would start with her novel "Threshold".  It's got theme and atmosphere in spades.  She's a paleontologist, so she has an understanding of geologic time that runs (if you'll pardon the pun) bone deep.  It really shows in her writing.  

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Reply #3 on: October 30, 2008, 09:25:38 PM
Has anyone here read Nick Mamatas' Move Under Ground?  The thought of Chutulu vs. Jack Kerouac is very appealing, even though I'm not really that big on Kerouac.


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Reply #4 on: November 01, 2008, 07:01:06 PM
Get thee to Thomas Ligotti, stat!!!

You're absolutely right, BTW.  I'm finding myself wistful for the 70's and 80's when Lovecraft was mostly unknown and one only had to suffer through the occasional ham-fisted pastiche over modern times where he seems ready-made to be raided as some kind of RPG identi-kit horror mythology that lends young writers unearned "deep" cred.

The beauty of Lovecraft was not the details, but what was implied.  Explanations not only defuse the power, they miss the point entirely.



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Reply #5 on: November 01, 2008, 10:31:40 PM
Thanks to all for the suggestions!



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Reply #6 on: November 08, 2008, 11:34:36 AM
See also China Mieville's story "Details" in Children of Cthulhu and in his collection Looking for Jake, which itself also has other fine examples of capturing the spirit as opposed to the trivial specifics -- "Different Skies" is a favorite of mine, although there are plenty others in there.  In fact, I have attempted to contact Mieville's agent regarding these but never heard back; so if anyone runs into Mieville, please put in a good word for sending submissions to Pseudopod!



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Reply #7 on: November 08, 2008, 04:00:52 PM
And while there are a ton of Lovecraft themed comps out there (coming soon, HE'S SO ELDRITCH! TWEENER LOVECRAFT STORIES, no doubt), I would suggest tracking down THE STARRY WISDOM: A TRIBUTE TO HP LOVECRAFT.

Not everything in it works (some make the mistake of being not close enough to Lovecraft's themes to warrant inclusion in the comp, good stories on their own though they might be) but it does contain some real gems like David Conway's "Black Static", Alan Moore's "The Courtyard" and Grant Morrison's "Lovecraft In Heaven".  The WSB piece is very nice as well and there' s John Coulthart's beautifully illustrated version of "Call Of Cthulhu" included as well.

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Reply #8 on: November 10, 2008, 01:31:03 AM
actually, the online comic/audiobook for Stephen King's N. had an eldritch feel to it.

the player is user-unfriendly but the story is ok, just gotta get used to manually starting and skipping the extended intros & outros.



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Reply #9 on: November 10, 2008, 03:05:28 AM
Thanks again, everybody, for more great suggestions.



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Reply #10 on: November 10, 2008, 03:49:52 PM
See also China Mieville's story "Details"

I love that story!  Huh, I never thought of it as Lovecraftian, but yeah, I can see that.  It's a great story.

Davedoty, I'm also partial to Laird Barron who did an awesome Lovecraft/Old West thing in "Skins" and another more recent story I really liked called "Hallucigenia".

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Reply #11 on: November 11, 2008, 05:06:18 PM
How about the other members of the "Lovecraft Circle" such as Clark Ashton Smith, August Dereleth, and Robert Bloch?

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Reply #12 on: November 12, 2008, 07:03:57 AM
Isn't Derleth the guy credited/blamed for being one of the first to try to work all of Lovecraft's mythos into a comprehensive system?  That's pretty much the opposite of what I want.  I should try Clark Ashton Smith, a name I've heard but never actually sampled his work.  I wasn't aware of Robert Bloch's association.

I have read and enjoyed some of Robert E Howard's Conan stories, whose occult elements are of course very Lovecraftian, despite the fantasy setting.



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Reply #13 on: November 12, 2008, 02:14:02 PM
Isn't Derleth the guy credited/blamed for being one of the first to try to work all of Lovecraft's mythos into a comprehensive system?  That's pretty much the opposite of what I want.  I should try Clark Ashton Smith, a name I've heard but never actually sampled his work.  I wasn't aware of Robert Bloch's association.

Okay, give Dereleth a miss then.  I haven't read him, nor have I read Smith, but the Wikipedia entry says that Dereleth expanded on the mythos and invented the war between the Elder Gods and the Great Old Ones/Outer Gods.  Bloch was a member of the "circle" and wrote several short stories in the mythos, plus a novel, Strange Eons, in which some people begin to discover that Lovecraft wasn't writing fiction.

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Reply #14 on: November 13, 2008, 12:36:06 AM
Clark Ashton Smith is generally in the vein of weird fantasy so if you like Robert E. Howard you might like him. "The Plutonian Drug" is one of his very Lovecraft-esque mindbenders.

Derleth's Lovecraft pastiches are generally weak but he had a nice hand at rural and rustic dark fantasy.  "The Drifting Snow" and "The Lonesome Place" are worth reading if you dig that atmospheric approach, but they have no connection to Lovecraft.

Robert Bloch is kind of an odd case. "The Shadow From The Steeple" is a direct sequel to "The Haunter In The Dark" by Lovecraft.  Some of his other good Lovecraftian tales are "Notebook Found In A Deserted House" and "Terror In Cut-Throat Cove".  But there's a LOT of really weak Robert Bloch - he fell into a writing pattern for a while where every story is a TALES FROM THE CRYPT pastiche, all hinging on a bad/gruesome pun at the end.  He can be a really solid horror writer, as gems like "Enoch", "The Feast In The Abbey", "A Return To The Sabbath", "The Traveling Salesman" and the always classic "Yours Truly, Jack The Ripper" prove.  STRANGE EONS is pretty good and noteworthy for ending the way all Lovecraft fans always kinda wanted to see a Cthulhu story end.

There is a paperback containing all of Robert E. Howard's Lovecraftian stories called CTHULHU: THE MYTHOS & KINDRED HORRORS edited by David Drake from 1987 (holy crap, that 21 years ago!)



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Reply #15 on: November 13, 2008, 01:40:24 AM
Derleth's Lovecraft pastiches ....

Do they count as "pastiches"?  I thought the "Lovecraft circle", being HPL himself and a handful of writers in correspondence with him, made the thing sort of a "shared universe", kind of like Aspirin's "Thieves World" would be later on.

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Reply #16 on: November 13, 2008, 04:03:14 AM
I don't think they really count as a shared universe, my memory of Lovecraft's correspondence (and, granted, this is from reading a collection of letters back in the mid 1980's, so it could just be failing memory) and an audio interview with Frank Belknap Long is that his younger writer friends would write letters and ask if they could borrow and reuse some of his strange names.  Derleth later attempted to knit these pieces together into something larger in his own stories but, I think, this was after Lovecraft's death (again, might be wrong about that).

Derleth came up with occultic correlations like corresponding the Old Ones to the classical elements (Cthulhu-Water, Hastur-Air, Shub-Niggurath-Earth and I think Derleth invented Cthuga to take the empty Fire slot.), etc.  But none of this was any kind of "universe" that Lovecraft planned or maintained (or, at least, therein lies the controversy), at best it was just a skeleton of associations/concepts and names he liked.

So, as a hodgepodge or patchwork, "pastiche" doesn't seem too strong to apply to Derleth works like MASK OF CTHULHU.

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Reply #17 on: December 19, 2008, 02:33:12 PM
I have a recomendation:
The Cthulhu Podcast, hosted by EA Forum goer FNH.  Quite good, and includes music and "current events" from HPL's lifetime to give the listener a better understanding of era in which Lovecraft did his work.
http://cthulhupodcast.blogspot.com/



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Reply #18 on: March 28, 2009, 03:46:21 PM
I wasn't aware of Robert Bloch's association.
If memory serves Bloch was one of the youngest of the lovecraft circle I think he was 15 when he started corresponding with Lovecraft.
and also I think Clark Ashton Smith and Lovecraft actually included each other in some of their stories.  Something like Klarkash Tonsmith or something and Louve Keraph.  There are many sites that detail all of this on the net (at least there were about 5 years ago when I was trying  to track down some of these earlier writers material.) 

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I have read and enjoyed some of Robert E Howard's Conan stories, whose occult elements are of course very Lovecraftian, despite the fantasy setting.
I seem to recall a collection of Howard's Lovecraftian stories being published in paperback too.


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Reply #19 on: March 30, 2009, 03:56:23 PM
See also China Mieville's story "Details" in Children of Cthulhu and in his collection Looking for Jake, which itself also has other fine examples of capturing the spirit as opposed to the trivial specifics -- "Different Skies" is a favorite of mine, although there are plenty others in there.  In fact, I have attempted to contact Mieville's agent regarding these but never heard back; so if anyone runs into Mieville, please put in a good word for sending submissions to Pseudopod!

Hey, Ben, any chance we'll ever hear some of Mieville's stuff on PP?


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Reply #20 on: March 31, 2009, 12:50:28 PM
Louve Keraph.

Okay, in my head, this came out "Love Carafe."  I can't even figure out how that's dirty, but it is.



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Reply #21 on: April 01, 2009, 09:02:53 AM
Notchyet.  The big fish may be easier to shoot at, but once they're so big it's harder to get them to notice when you do.



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Reply #22 on: December 02, 2009, 05:13:40 PM
You can't throw a rock without hitting Lovecraft homages, but too much of it (for my tastes) seems to treat Lovecraft's work like fantasy more than horror: it focuses on figuring out how Lovecraft's mythology fits together, fleshing out various figures and theories and so forth.  I'd like some good fiction that focuses more on the themes and atmosphere than expanding on the fantastical aspects.  I would include fiction that doesn't use any specific creature from Lovecraft lore, but use the sorts of ideas he might have come up with, in a sort of story he might have written.

Any good suggestions?

Since this thread was referenced elsewhere, I figured I would necro it properly.

Although this does not satisfy the original intent, I would like to throw out the Titus Crow stuff by Brian Lumley. Although it does the fantasy bit of expanding the mythos and showing the monsters more, I have enjoyed the mythos stories like The Burrowers Beneath. I still don't care for the Dream Cycle, updated or not. Lumley has also written a fair amount of short fiction that should scratch the Lovecraft itch. Part of Lumley's philosophy referenced below is something I find appealing.

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I have trouble relating to people who faint at the hint of a bad smell. A meep or glibber doesn't cut it with me. (I love meeps and glibbers, don't get me wrong, but I go looking for what made them!) That's the main difference between my stories...and HPL's. My guys fight back. Also, they like to have a laugh along the way.

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Reply #23 on: December 02, 2009, 05:44:04 PM
Although this does not satisfy the original intent, I would like to throw out the Titus Crow stuff by Brian Lumley. Although it does the fantasy bit of expanding the mythos and showing the monsters more, I have enjoyed the mythos stories like The Burrowers Beneath. I still don't care for the Dream Cycle, updated or not. Lumley has also written a fair amount of short fiction that should scratch the Lovecraft itch. Part of Lumley's philosophy referenced below is something I find appealing.

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I have trouble relating to people who faint at the hint of a bad smell. A meep or glibber doesn't cut it with me. (I love meeps and glibbers, don't get me wrong, but I go looking for what made them!) That's the main difference between my stories...and HPL's. My guys fight back. Also, they like to have a laugh along the way.

See, that just seems wrong to me. I mean, nothing wrong with that attitude in itself, but if that's your philosophy, there are plenty of other settings to put them in. Why work with something so antithetical to the original intent of the Lovecraftian setting?

That's sort of like saying "I really like LoTR, but I find it hard to relate to all the war. All those lives destroyed! In my Middle Earth stories, the characters deal with post-traumatic stress disorders and find it difficult to re-adjust into normal, productive lives, while the rulers of the land deal with the ravaged economies. Also, we explore the racial undertones of the different hobbit clans".

I get it when someone deliberately places a story in an incongruent setting in order to clash expectations, but I expect authors who just want to tell their own kind of stories to do the extra work and develop a setting, not just buy one wholesale and then change everything that is basic about it.




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Reply #24 on: December 03, 2009, 02:39:31 PM
See, that just seems wrong to me. I mean, nothing wrong with that attitude in itself, but if that's your philosophy, there are plenty of other settings to put them in. Why work with something so antithetical to the original intent of the Lovecraftian setting?

It's interesting to see what different people get from the same material. I would consider the core of Lovecraft's work the setting, the mood, and the style. I don't consider the core that the action happens offscreen and that men are overcome with overwhelming fear. My favorite piece of Lovecraft's work is Herbert West - Reanimator and I think this is largely in part due to some of the happening actually being on screen and that the characters tried to act. And I derive little enjoyment from a character seeing something horrific (that we don't) and he is reduced to a quivering mass, and is probably devoured.

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Reply #25 on: December 03, 2009, 03:20:29 PM
Well, what is core and what is preipheral, of course, is a matter of interpretation, and so it's quite sensible that people will disagree. But from where I sit, I think the core notion to Lovecraft's writing is the fact that you can't fight back. You may think you can - and some characters in his stories do, but that will just make things worse. Whether onscreen action or offscreen description, that doesn't matter so much. But if there's one thing all Lovecraftian stories share is that horror is not something that can be defeated, and that ignorance is the only protection.



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Reply #26 on: December 03, 2009, 09:52:45 PM
Well, what is core and what is preipheral, of course, is a matter of interpretation, and so it's quite sensible that people will disagree. But from where I sit, I think the core notion to Lovecraft's writing is the fact that you can't fight back. You may think you can - and some characters in his stories do, but that will just make things worse. Whether onscreen action or offscreen description, that doesn't matter so much. But if there's one thing all Lovecraftian stories share is that horror is not something that can be defeated, and that ignorance is the only protection.
Precisely.  Think of Al's outro for "Love Like Thunder."  Much of HPL's work references this enourmous, horrible world just a smidge beyond ordinary perception.  This world operates on totaly different rules, and, if it notices you, you're FUBAR.  Heck, just noticing it might be enough to do you in.



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Reply #27 on: June 04, 2010, 09:10:48 PM
I know this is a little late in the game but I must mention Shadows Over Baker Street which is a Sherlock Holmes meets The Great Old Ones short story collection. It also includes a wonderful story by Neil Gaimen.  http://www.amazon.com/Shadows-Over-Baker-Street-Terror/dp/0345452739/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1275685672&sr=8-1

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Reply #28 on: August 11, 2010, 02:02:35 AM
Here it is from me:

Clark Ashton Smith
The Treader in the Dust
The Seven Geases
The City of the Singing Flame
The Abominations of Yondo
The Eternal World
Xeethra
The Coming of the White Worm
The Dark Eidolon
The Dweller in the Gulf
The Epiphany of Death
The Return of the Sorcerer
A Star-Change
Ubbo-Sathla

Robert Bloch: Notebook found in a Deserted House, Terror in Cut-throat Cove, The Shambler from the Stars

Robert E. Howard:  The Black Stone, The Devil in Iron, The Scarlet Citadel

Robert W. Chambers: The Repairer of Reputations, The Yellow Sign, The Mask, In the Court of the Dragon

Lord Dunsany: The Gods of Pegana

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Story #191: Acceptable Losses
Story #156: Leviathan
Story #171: Napier's Bones
Story #048: The Disciple
Story #050: Everyone Carries a Shadow

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Reply #29 on: September 15, 2010, 03:46:23 AM
Everyone are welcome to their own opinions of what they like – whether it be
movies, books, drama or whatever The point here is that it should be tasteful
(though that again depends on individual tastes) and acceptable to all So
we have to accept Lovecraft just he has always been with all his supernatural
and horror and all the other weird stories he has written which to this day is popular
reading among book lovers especially lovers of horror stories


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Reply #30 on: September 23, 2010, 10:44:26 AM
The first few stories in The King in Yellow are well worth a look.

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Reply #31 on: October 10, 2010, 11:52:13 AM
See also China Mieville's story "Details" in Children of Cthulhu and in his collection Looking for Jake, which itself also has other fine examples of capturing the spirit as opposed to the trivial specifics -- "Different Skies" is a favorite of mine, although there are plenty others in there.  In fact, I have attempted to contact Mieville's agent regarding these but never heard back; so if anyone runs into Mieville, please put in a good word for sending submissions to Pseudopod!

Hey, Ben, any chance we'll ever hear some of Mieville's stuff on PP?

Hey - I saw the Mighty Mur Lafferty met China over at World Con maybe she can pull some strings with her new buddy, after all, getting a picture taken with someone is just like being their best friend, right?  ;)



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Reply #32 on: October 27, 2010, 08:18:41 PM
I'll add another vote to Robert W. Chamber's four "The King in Yellow" stories, especially "The Yellow Sign" which, IIRC, Lovecraft called the greatest weird tale ever written.  Chamber's work pre-dated Lovecraft's, and counts as a pretty strong influence on Lovecraft.  Similarly, I'd look up Arthur Machen's "The Great God Pan" for another influence.

Kudos to the person who suggested "The Courtyard."  Moore's crazed interest in magical thought is well served in this foray into HPL's worlds, though the excessive winking at the audience (nearly every line has an HPL reference in it) may put one off.  He's just started an explicit sequel to "The Courtyard" called "Neonomicon" though I'm uncertain how long it's supposed to run, considering where the first issue ended.  (Also, warning for explicit sex & violins.)

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(Just a side note... notably absent from the occasions when I see this quoted is the following passage where he says that (from memory) "However, only a fool would argue that religion has not, in the balance, benefitted mankind...")
If memory serves Bloch was one of the youngest of the lovecraft circle I think he was 15 when he started corresponding with Lovecraft.
and also I think Clark Ashton Smith and Lovecraft actually included each other in some of their stories.  Something like Klarkash Tonsmith or something and Louve Keraph. 
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Right on both counts.  For a long time, I think Bloch was the sole surviving member of the Lovecraft circle, having been the youngest to actually participate.  I don't recall if Lovecraft ever included it in any of his stories, but some of his letters he addressed to Klarkash-Ton.



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Reply #33 on: October 27, 2010, 10:08:58 PM
Much like Jefferson's oft-quoted "I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." is rarely preceded by the lead in "The clergy...believe that any portion of power confided to me [as President] will be exerted in opposition to their schemes. And they believe rightly: for ..."



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Reply #34 on: February 09, 2011, 03:39:47 AM
I should have also added The Three Imposters by Arthur Machen and "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman if no one has mentioned them yet.

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Reply #35 on: February 11, 2011, 03:46:45 AM
All the Machen, Howard, Smith, and Chambers (my favorite of the era) stories are good recommendations.

Howard had quite a few horror stories, Black Stone is one I remember as particularly Lovecraftian, but there is a volume of the Collected Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard that is certainly worth checking out in the more general sense.

One of my favorites isn't so much pure Lovecraftian, but Pigeons From Hell is like Faulkner meets Herbert West.  Howard could be an interesting writer.

For old-school writers, I'm surprised no one has brought up William Hope Hodgson.  House on the Borderlands is a novel (predating Lovecraft) that strikes me as particularly Lovecraft like, in the best way.

And some of his ghost stories are pretty good too.  Carnacki the Ghost Finder is rightly Fantasy found on PodCastle, but other ghost stories are excellent.



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Reply #36 on: February 11, 2011, 03:57:26 AM
In contemporary fiction, Michael Chabon's In the Black Mill, originally published in Werewolves in Their Youth is an excellent Lovecraft-inspired but non-mythos story.  It is actually one of my favorite horror stories, and Chabon is not the sort of author you see bandied around on Lovecraftian fiction lists much, but the influence is definitely there.

And I see, googling to finde the title of the anthology I own, that it was recently reprinted in an anthology called Lovecraft Unbound edited by Datlow. 
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Selections range in tone from the darkly humorous to the sublimely horrific, and all show the contributors to be perceptive interpreters of Lovecraft's work. Readers who know Lovecraft s legacy mostly through turgid and tentacled Cthulhu Mythos pastiches will find this book a treasure trove of literary terrors.

Which I haven't read, other than that one story, but seems to fit what you're looking for.  I also notice Lavie Tidhar, Nick Mamatas, and Marc Laidlaw in the collection.  I haven't read their stories, but they are all quality writers.

Regardless of that collection though, find one or the other and read Chabon's Mill story in a book store or something, I think you'll like it.
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Reply #37 on: February 11, 2011, 11:49:59 PM
In contemporary fiction, Michael Chabon's In the Black Mill, originally published in Werewolves in Their Youth is an excellent Lovecraft-inspired but non-mythos story.  It is actually one of my favorite horror stories, and Chabon is not the sort of author you see bandied around on Lovecraftian fiction lists much, but the influence is definitely there.

And I see, googling to finde the title of the anthology I own, that it was recently reprinted in an anthology called Lovecraft Unbound edited by Datlow. 
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Selections range in tone from the darkly humorous to the sublimely horrific, and all show the contributors to be perceptive interpreters of Lovecraft's work. Readers who know Lovecraft s legacy mostly through turgid and tentacled Cthulhu Mythos pastiches will find this book a treasure trove of literary terrors.

Which I haven't read, other than that one story, but seems to fit what you're looking for.  I also notice Lavie Tidhar, Nick Mamatas, and Marc Laidlaw in the collection.  I haven't read their stories, but they are all quality writers.

Regardless of that collection though, find one or the other and read Chabon's Mill story in a book store or something, I think you'll like it.

Gotta second everything UmbrageofSnow said about the Chabon story. It's been...maybe 7-8 years since I've read it, but it's one that's stayed with me.

(There's actually a few in Chabon's collection that had that effect on me, but In The Black Mill is the only that's Lovecraftian.)


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Reply #38 on: January 16, 2012, 01:32:45 PM
My best professional recommendation in this area is Caitlín R. Kiernan.  I would begin with her novel "Threshold".  It's got style and environment in scoops.  She is a paleontologist, so she has an comprehension of geologic time that works (if you'll excuse the pun) cuboid deeply.  It really reveals in her composing. 

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Reply #39 on: January 16, 2012, 01:38:38 PM
Hmm - good point. All the other posts by the same poster are similar - on topic but meaningless, apparently taken by either a person or an algorithm constructing them by incomprehensible paraphrases of previous posts.

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Reply #40 on: January 22, 2012, 04:30:01 AM
It's worth posting in this thread, if you're looking to experience most of the Lovecraft oeuvre, but don't want to commit to the mediocre portions, The HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast at http://hppodcraft.com/ is a pretty great 'cast. They're working through his entire catalog with analysis and commentary. They tend to make the good stories great and the mediocre stories entertaining.

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Reply #41 on: January 28, 2012, 01:16:03 PM
I second the recommendation that you have a look at Ligotti.  I also remember enjoying the stories in the collection _Cthulhu 2000_ from Arkham House.

In the spirit of HPL:

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Reply #42 on: January 28, 2012, 04:09:57 PM
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possibly have something coming from Andreyev late in the year (walks away with hands in pockets, whistling)