Lovecraft Country

eBook, 400 pages

English language

Published Sept. 23, 2016 by Harper Collins.

ISBN:
9780062292087

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Soon to be a New HBO® Series from J.J. Abrams (Executive Producer of Westworld), Misha Green (Creator of Underground) and Jordan Peele (Director of Get Out)

The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and its lingering effects in this brilliant and wondrous work of the imagination that melds historical fiction, pulp noir, and Lovecraftian horror and fantasy.

Chicago, 1954. When his father Montrose goes missing, 22-year-old Army veteran Atticus Turner embarks on a road trip to New England to find him, accompanied by his Uncle George-publisher of The Safe Negro Travel Guide-and his childhood friend Letitia. On their journey to the manor of Mr. Braithwhite-heir to the estate that owned one of Atticus's ancestors-they encounter both mundane terrors of white America and malevolent spirits that seem straight out of the weird tales George devours.

At the manor, Atticus discovers his father in …

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Subjects

  • Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937. Short stories--Fiction.
  • African Americans--Fiction.
  • Kidnapping--Fiction.
  • Occultists--Fiction.
  • Pulp literature--Fiction.