By Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Prim and proper Lovecraft is generally regarded as having nothing to do with naughty tentacles. His stories are absent of sex. Kind of. Plenty of implied nasty things must be going on in his universe, or you wouldn’t get people like Wilbur Whateley. And what’s up with the Martense family and all the Innsmouth fish-folk?
However, as far as tackling the subject head on and referring to sex in his stories, Lovecraft didn’t do it.
Or so …