Lovecrafts the shadow over innsmouth by the creators of littlest lovecraft. The complete the shadow over innsmouth, narrated by richard coyle, from bbc radio 4 as shared on. In their generally admirable annotated edition of the shadow over innsmouth necronomicon press, 1994, s. Lovecraft in 1931 and is the only one of his works of fiction not to have initially been published as part of a periodical. A large selection of lovecraft in high quality audio. Check out book riots cover reveal for on fragile waves by e. Schultz, and featuring extensive footnotes, an exhaustive introduction, textual notes, as well as lovecrafts original notes and discarded draft to the shadow over innsmouth. Howd yew like to be livin in a town like this here innsmouth, with everything arottin an dyin an boarded up.
The shadow over innsmouth read by mike bennett many thanks to the award winning author mike bennett, for. The shadow over innsmouth is an integral part of what has become known as h. Publication date 20320 usage attributionno derivative works 3. Lovecraft birthday special the shadow over innsmouth from.
H p lovecrafts the shadow over innsmouth part 1 of 3. Lovecraft laced his stories, and especially his novellas, with layers of subtext and symbolism. The shadow over innsmouth begins with the towns amphibious. The description of the town is so vivid, you can clearly picture the map with the. The shadow over innsmouth 1931 is an integral part of what has become known as h. It was brilliant but unfortunately i missed a couple of episodes. The shadow over innsmouth is a fantastic horror novella, and it has given me a new appreciation for lovecraft and his work. Lovecraft never achieved a greater atmosphere of insidious decay than in the shadow over innsmouth.
Lovecraft s 1931 ad at the mountains of madness audio book. He travels through the nearby decrepit seaport of innsmouth which is suggested as a cheaper and potentially interesting next leg of his journey. In the first chapter, the narrator begins by recounting to the reader of a secret investigation that was undertaken by the government at the ruined town of innsmouth, massachusetts, and that the story told to them by the narrator himself is the reason for this investigation. That was the first i ever heard of shadowed innsmouth. It forms part of the cthulhu mythos, using its motif of a malign undersea civilization, and references several shared elements of the mythos, including placenames, mythical creatures, and invocations. The exciting prequel to lovecraft s shadow over innsmouth.
Download and keep this book for free with a 30 day trial. They help to establish where i believe lovecraft intended to innsmouth. All episodes of hp lovecraft the shadow over innsmouth. The shadow over innsmouth and the whisperer in darkness by h. Schultz cite lovecraft s statements that the fictional town of innsmouth is inspired by the atmospheric, decaying town of newburyport, mass. It forms part of the cthulhu mythos, using its motif of a malign undersea civilization. By the way, this one is an audio drama, not an audio book the difference between an audio drama and an audio book. For the very first time, this classic lovecraft story is being presented in a critical edition, edited by s. The shadow over innsmouth is the only lovecraft story that was published in book. Howd yew like to hear the howlin night after night.
This again is richard coyle bringing to life lovecraft s world of innsmouth. Lovecraft, the shadow over innsmouth, bbc radio 4, richard coyle. The shadow over innsmouth dagon the shadow over innsmouth and dagon, arguably the most mindprovoking stories by h. He travels through the nearby decrepit seaport of innsmouth. Lovecraft v it was a gentle daylight rain that awaked me front my stupor in the brushgrown railway cut, and when i staggered out to the roadway ahead i saw no trace of any prints in the fresh mud.
Lovecraft s classic novella of weird horror, the shadow over innsmouth. H p lovecrafts the shadow over innsmouth part 1 of 3 duration. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Listen to shadow over innsmouth by hp lovecraft at. The body farm creepypasta by brian martinez performed by jason hill full 10part story duration. Lovecraft stories the shadow over innsmouth part 15.
Time for another great lovecraft audio from my collection. Here are 10 new lovecraftian books you should know about. As a side note, i cannot stop thinking of the fishing hamlet in bloodbornes the old. In the first we are transported to the decrepit coastal town of innsmouth, whose amphibianlike citizens betray a dark and sinister secret. Any reference to a town not shewn on common maps or listed in recent guide books. Dec 02, 2015 the metamorphosis of innsmouth residents in the shadow over innsmouth the monstrous appearance of the whateley twins in the dunwich horror but on the whole, id say that these examples take a backseat to the cosmic, indifferent horror that plagued and intrigued lovecraft to no end. Lovecrafts most memorable tails is not unearned, and the performance of phil reynolds does this piece especial justice with his portrayal of the tales fatally curious protagonist. The narrator gathers much information from the clerk, including a map of the town and the name of zadok allen. If you want a grisly tail filled with atmosphere and subtly, look no further than a shadow over innsmouth. Listen to unlimited audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. The narrator is a student conducting an antiquarian tour of new england. By the way, this one is an audio drama, not an audio book the difference between an audio drama and an audio book is that the former has various actors and sound effects, and the latter is simply someone reading a story.
Lovecraft as a setting for one of his horror stories, and referenced subsequently in some of his other works and by other authors who wrote stories taking place in the world lovecraft. Lovecrafts stories are among the foundations of modern horror. Lovecraft i during the winter of 192728 officials of the federal government made a strange and secret investigation of certain conditions in the ancient massachusetts seaport of innsmouth. Lovecraft himself disliked the story, thinking it poorly written and not suitable for publication. Ive got to say its mostly zadok allens interlude that makes the shadow over innsmouth my second favorite lovecraft after the colour out of space. Lovecraft as a setting for one of his horror stories, and referenced subsequently in some of his other works and by other authors who wrote stories taking place in the world lovecraft created with his stories.
Lovecraft that have been converted into audio plays aka audio drama. Lovecraft, volume one is a collection of his bestknown tales narrated for the first time by wayne june and includes both the dunwich horror published in the summer of 1926 and the call of cthulhu. It forms part of the cthulhu mythos, using its motif of a malign. Four years after the mysterious disappearance of robert olmstead, the man who sent the fbi to innsmouth, his closest friend has discovered new evidence into the reality of what innsmouth. I am an aficionado of h p lovecrafts work but it is a number of years since i have read any of his stories the shadow over innsmouth was recently serialized on the bbc s radio 4 extra. They help to establish where i believe lovecraft intended to innsmouth to be, based on the use of nonfictional locations. Read by richard coyle the shadow over innsmouth tells the firstperson story of a young historian, robert olmstead, who, while investigating his family genealogy in new england, is intrigued to learn about a hated and mysterious fishingtown called innsmouth.
Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Your updated link has finally been added to the worlds largest h. Lovecraft s classic tale the shadow over innsmouth. It continues hpls cthulhu mythos, featuring townspeople worshipping the elder sea god dagon and mentioning the mysterious shoggoth creature of his other works. So far, my favorite is at the mountains of madness. Jul 30, 2014 the shadow over innsmouth is a pulpy detective story that makes good use of the shadow. The shadow over innsmouth is a horror novella by h. Jul 06, 2018 the shadow over innsmouth is a horror novella by american author h. The complete fiction of hp lovecraft the necronomicon. Bbc radio 4 extra hp lovecraft the shadow over innsmouth. Lovecraft settings and influences to the fullest, its still an enjoyable story. The shadow over innsmouth audio book librivox audio books.
It forms part of the cthulhu mythos, using its motif of a malign undersea. Lovecraft s the shadow over innsmouth for bbc4, as shared on to celebrate lovecraft s birthday in 2016. During the winter of 192728 officials of the federal government made a strange and secret investigation of certain conditions in the ancient massachusetts seaport of innsmouth. The shadow over innsmouth 1931 is an integral part of what has become. There is some awfully compelling about robert olmsteads story of his discovery of his connection with innsmouth. The shadow over innsmouth dramatized the shadow over innsmouth dramatized audiobook, by h. The second takes us to vermont, where a university professor becomes embroiled in a mind bending, celestial mystery after strange things.
Lovecraft, phil reynolds for free with a 30 day free trial. Thank you sincerely for the updated information on your reading of the discarded draft of h. The shadow over innsmouth is a horror novella by american author h. These following lovecraft tales can be found in this audiobook. The novella was published in 1935, and at some 26,000 words, is one of the authors longest works. You really listen with horror as each chapter unfolds and with the aid of jon nicholls creepy, croaking music its just a delight. Everyone was arrested yet none of the prisoners turned up in the prison system. Lovecraft title to follow on from 2010s at the mountains of madness, and the. I recommend it to horror fans, especially those that like an. I love this book and i think this is a really good audiobook of it. Beard is a fine accompaniment to the somber melancholy of lovecrafts work. A shadow of degeneration, tainted ancestry and forbidden mystery hangs over the new england town of innsmouth. Young historian robert olmstead journeys to the mysterious, shunned town of innsmouth in new england.
H p lovecraft s the shadow over innsmouth part 1 of 3 nueartpictures. I really enjoyed the shadow over innsmouth, but it wasnt the best lovecraft ive read. Call of cthulhu hp lovecraft audio book with words closed captions duration. First time i have listened to an audio book and was not disappointed. Aug 28, 2001 shadows over innsmouth stephen jones on.
The shadow over innsmouth dramatized audio book store. Lovecraft, this is your stop for all of his outstanding works and weird fiction in general. The novella was published in 1935, and at some 26,000 words, is one of the authors. Any reference to a town not shewn on common maps or listed in recent guidebooks would have interested. The shadow over innsmouth and the whisperer in darkness are counted amongst h. The shadow over innsmouth is the only lovecraft story which was published in book form during his lifetime. Sep 23, 2014 welcome back to the lovecraft reread, in which two modern mythos writers get girl cooties all over old howards original stories. The shadow over innsmouth was written by hp lovecraft in 1931 and is the only one of his works of fiction not to have initially been published as part of a periodical. Lovecraft, a college student touring the detaining berg. I agree, though, the travelogue descriptions of innsmouth streets get to be a bit much. Listen to shadow over innsmouth audiobook by hp lovecraft. The shadow over innsmouth is a chilling tale consistent with lovecraft s style of telling, not showing. Lovecraft birthday special the shadow over innsmouth from bbc4 audio. The shadow over innsmouth is the only lovecraft story that was published in book form during his lifetime.
Lovecraft may 1, 2012 the narrator, who is never named, undertakes a tour of new england for sightseeing, antiquarian and genealogical and had planned to. Lovecraft s later works written in 1936 and published in 1936, the only of his works of fiction to be published during his lifetime he died in 1937. As night falls on innsmouth, olmstead soon has cause to wonder. The shadow over innsmouth audio drama lovecraft ezine. Shadow over innsmouth dark adventure radio theatre on. The shadow over innsmouth audible audiobook abridged. Things crawlin an bleatin an barkin an hoppin around black cellars an high attics every way ye turn. May 04, 2017 listen to shadow over innsmouth audiobook by hp lovecraft.451 465 398 993 1450 54 1349 73 86 1213 1498 302 374 1045 1152 1272 823 4 1548 755 571 532 628 576 189 671 700 1134 1391 1404 47 1120 632 104 995 1003 370 1046 890 894 475 21 683 993 1085