The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories
"The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories" is Penguin Classics' first omnibus edition of works by seminal 20th century American author
H. P. Lovecraft. It was released in October 1999 and is still in print. The volume is named for the Lovecraft short story " The Call of Cthulhu".
This edition, the first new paperback publication of Lovecraft's works since the Del-Rey editions, contains a new introduction and explanatory notes on individual stories by noted Lovecraft scholar
S. T. Joshi. The texts of the stories are, for the most part, the same corrected versions found in the earlier Arkham Houseeditions of Lovecraft's works, also edited by Joshi, with a few further errors corrected for the present editions.
Its companion volumes from Penguin Classics are "
The Thing on the Doorstep and Other Weird Stories" (2001), and " The Dreams in the Witch House and Other Weird Stories" (2004).
"The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories" contains the following tales:
The Statement of Randolph Carter
Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family
The Picture in the House
# The Outsider
Herbert West -- Reanimator
The Rats in the Walls
# The Festival
The Call of Cthulhu
The Colour Out of Space
The Whisperer in Darkness
The Shadow Over Innsmouth
The Haunter of the Dark
* [http://us.penguinclassics.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780141182346,00.html Penguin Classics' page for the collection]
All of the stories collected in this edition can also be found at . Scholars should note that the texts transcribed on Wikisource "may" contain errors, or may represent "uncorrected" versions.
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