Dreams of Terror and Death

  • by H. P. Lovecraft
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 20 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This volume collects, for the first time, the entire Dream Cycle created by H. P. Lovecraft, the master of twentieth-century horror, including some of his most fantastic tales, such as:

"The Doom that Came to Sarnath" - Hate, genocide, and a deadly curse consume the land of Mnar.
"The Statement of Randolph Carter" - "You fool, Warren is 'dead'!"
"The Nameless City" - Death lies beneath the shifting sands, in a story linking the Dream Cycle with the legendary Cthulhu Mythos.
"The Cats of Ulthar" - In Ulthar, no man may kill a cat…and woe unto any who tries.
"The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath" - The epic nightmare adventure with tendrils stretching throughout the entire Dream Cycle.
Plus twenty more tales of surreal terror!


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Table of Contents

The Descendant
The Thing in the Moonlight
Beyond the Wall of Sleep
The Doom That Came to Sarnath
The Statement of Randolph Carter
The Cats of Ulthar
From Beyond
The Nameless City
The Other Gods
Ex Oblivione
The Quest of Iranon
The Hound
What the Moon Brings
Pickman's Model
The Dream Quest of Unknown Kaddath
The Silver Key
The Strange High House in the Mist
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
The Dreams in the Witch House
Through the Gates of the Silver Key
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- Maliboo

Great readings except for one!

If you could sum up Dreams of Terror and Death in three words, what would they be?

Enjoyable, Lovecraft, Dreamlands

What was one of the most memorable moments of Dreams of Terror and Death?

The reading of the Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath

Have you listened to any of uncredited’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

All of the readings were great, especially Bronson Pinchot's EXCEPT for "High House in the Mist" read by Tom Wyner, which was absolutely awful.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

If I could have, but tons of stories to listen to.

Any additional comments?

While a few of the readers take just a little or no adjustment time to get used to, Tom Wyner is just awful with his reading of High House on the Mist. I honestly fast forwarded through that after giving him about 5-10 minutes. He reads it like it's a newspaper and has no emotion nor gives any color to the reading like the others do.
The readings of the Quest of Unknown Kadath (I forget the reader) and all of Bronson Pinchot's readings (you never know who reads and can "get" Lovecraft, these days) are excellent, so basically, if you're a fan of Lovecraft's character Randolph Carter, you will enjoy every story involving him.
I gave this book 5 stars for all facets as long as you ignore High House in the Mist. Maybe find another version or just read it yourself. ;-)
(And if you have never read Lovecraft stories before, this is an interesting set of his stories to take up. I suggest Googling "Lovecraft Dreamlands" before you do, though, so all of the unusual names don't immediately distract you from the stories involved).

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- Nancy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-15-2014
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.