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The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories by H. P. Lovecraft

A collection of short stories written by the American horror writer between 1917 and 1935.  If I had looked through the first couple of stories in the shop, I probably wouldn't have bought this book.  They were rather cliched and flat, nowhere near as interesting as Borges or as scary as de Maupassant.  However, the later stories were a bit better.  I most enjoyed the Rats in the Walls and the longish Shadow over Innsmouth.  The stories were probably weird when they were written but now they just seem like the plots of bad movies.

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