By Lyndsey Holder
Cthulhu’s Reign. Editor: Darrell Schweitzer. DAW; Original edition (April 6, 2010). ISBN-13: 978-0756406165.
I don’t generally read introductions, but this one was awesome. Darrell Schweitzer seems to understand all of the things that make Lovecraft’s writing so powerful. He puts into words the things I’d always thought in my head about what exactly comprises a Lovecraftian tale.
After reading such an impassioned introduction, I was surprised that the very first tale, Ian Watson’s “The Walker in …