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  1. says:

    One of Lovecraft's inner circle who helped him create the mythos Included in this circleseveral books by Clark Ashton Smith and two by Robert E Howard collected together in The Black Stone And The Thing On The Roof Parts of this Long story were used later by Lovecraft in The Whisperer in Darkness I find Long fun to read though There are all sorts of elements of the mythos in this one The Hounds was also heav

  2. says:

    I have a number of mythos books in my collection and add to them periodically as i feel like it both from Lovecraft and other authors Frank Belknap Long being one of them although I wish i had his other volumes a

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    Being paid by the word some pulp writers become overly descriptive or write in convoluted prose both of which can damage an extremely good plot Fortunately Frank Belknap Long at least for this collection of stories doesn’t fall into either category These would be the best of his previous published work in magazines like Weird Tales Marvel Tales and Unknown Worlds The tale from which this book gets its name and ‘The Space Eater

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    The author himself presents “The Early Long” and the not so early Long In fact this book covers Long's first

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    Ahhh beautiful cosmic horror beautiful beautiful cosmic horrorWith the time travelling science that makes no sense seriously what is it with

  6. says:

    Frank Belknap Long comes under freuent criticism for being a bad writer There is certainly something bizarre about his prose style and dialog

  7. says:

    Frank Belknap Long comes under freuent criticism for being a bad writer There is certainly something bizarre about his prose style and dialogue but I think it actually adds a cumulatively disuieting and weird atmosphere to this book Like most Arkham collections the best tales here are culled from 'Weird Tales' magazine and the weakest are the science fiction stories There is something genuinely unsettling even horrific

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    Entertaining but a bit silly and predictable I still find the Lovecraftian habit of telling events from the perspective of an outsider a bit annoying particularly when the plot reuires that the one experiencing the events to randomly scribble on paper while waiting for or fighting inevitable doom Sure there are hideous angles assaulting me but I'm going to keep writing things down dammitRecommended for a bit of light entertainm

  9. says:

    Audible edition narrated by Ian Gordon Long knows how to set a scene The bulk of the story takes place in the room of Chalmers a man interested in alchemy than science He has decided to take a drug that is unknown in the west and is

  10. says:

    Nice and entertaining to read Particularly Chalmersthoughts about the relativity of time and motion for being an illusion The description of the Hounds of Tindalos fell a bit shortI would have loved the story to be longer the end was somewhat

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The Hounds of Tindalos

Ories by Frank Belknap Long It was released in 1946 and was the author's third bo. Frank Belknap Long comes under freuent criticism for being a bad writer There is certainly something bizarre about his prose style and dialogue but I think it actually adds a cumulatively disuieting and weird atmosphere to this book Like most Arkham collections the best tales here are culled from Weird Tales magazine and the weakest are the science fiction stories There is something genuinely unsettling even horrific about these stories and Long s disjointed writing style brings a nightmarish uality to the best tales here including The Dark Beasts The Space Eaters Second Night Out The Peeper and the title story Hannes Bok s illustration for the cover is perfect and despite possibly even because of Long s strange style I would not hesitate to recommend this book to fans of weird fiction

Summary The Hounds of Tindalos

Frank Belknap Long The Hounds of Tindalos Sauk City Arkham House 1946 First editi. I have a number of mythos books in my collection and add to them periodically as i feel like it both from Lovecraft and other authors Frank Belknap Long being one of them although I wish i had his other volumes as well though the project to collect his works has never really taken off it certainly has as many twists as one of his storiesThis book really to me is a pivot point in the mythos fiction in that it showed me that others could hand the mythos its mysteries its horrors and its weirdness just as well if not better To me The Hounds of Tindalos is uintessential mythos and I have no idea why but I think the house are a fascinating monster Ironically I have artwork but Tim White who depicts a modern day hound perfectly and I think I saw it before I read the story which truly brought it to lifeThere are of course other stories in the book which highlight the skill of his writing a true shame considering outside the story what else is so well known about him Ironically the Hound of Tindalos was the first non Lovecraft mythos piece to written it cleared the way for the works of Lovecraft to life on and evolve and not just persist as examples of a now passed author

Read & download ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ú Frank Belknap Long

On Octavo 316 pagesA collection of 21 fantasy horror and science fiction short st. Ahhh beautiful cosmic horror beautiful beautiful cosmic horrorWith the time travelling science that makes no sense seriously what is it with cosmic horror and angles horribles monsters that are going to kill you in a way that no one wants and screaming madness this story is ticking every cosmic horror box in the most perfect of waysFrom the pantheon of HPL s besties Mr Long adds colour and vibrancy to the early Mythos with this perfect little tale and I particularly enjoyed the excerpts from newspapers as an ending grounded it in the real world nicelyBravo and huzzah

  • Hardcover
  • 316
  • The Hounds of Tindalos
  • Frank Belknap Long
  • English
  • 03 April 2018
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About the Author: Frank Belknap Long

Lyda Belknap LongFrank Belknap Long was a prolific American writer of horror fiction fantasy science fiction poetry gothic romance comic books and non fiction Though his writing career spanned seven decades he is best known for his horror and science fiction short stories including early contributions to the Cthulhu Mythos During his life Long received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement at the 1978 World Fantasy Convention the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1987 from the Horror Writers Association and the First Fandom Hall of Fame Award 1977