June 14, 2002 8:49 AM Subscribe
is often seen as the first modern horror writer, and maybe the best. His stories
tend to follow a certain formula: a protagonist investigates strange events and is drawn into ancient horrors and madness. Lovecraft himself seems to have been deeply freaked out by the ocean, and evil from the deeps is another common theme
Anyone who has seen The Deep
episode of the BBC's Blue Planet is well on their way to feeling as Lovecraft did. And recently, strange artifacts
and strange sounds
have arisen from the deeps.
Are you Afraid? Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wagh'nagl fhtagn!
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