Sunday, September 4, 2011

H. P. Lovecraft

"No new horror can be more terrible than the daily torture of the commonplace"
H. P. Lovecraft

WHO: H.P. Lovecraft, in full Howard Phillips Lovecraft (born Aug. 20, 1890, Providence, R.I., U.S.—died March 15, 1937, Providence), American author of fantastic and macabre short novels and stories, one of the 20th-century masters of the Gothic tale of terror.

WHERE: This quote comes from the poem Ex Oblivione.

 Lovecraft wrote this in late 1920 or early 1921 and it was first published in The United Amateur in March 1921, under the pseudonym Ward Phillips.

Related Author: Clive Barker, Stephen King

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