The Haunter of the Dark

The Haunter of the Dark

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The story takes place in Providence, Rhode Island and revolves around the Church of Starry Wisdom. The cult uses an ancient artifact known as the Shining Trapezohedron to summon a terrible being from the depths of time and space.

The Shining Trapezohedron was discovered in Egyptian ruins, in a box of alien construction, by Professor Enoch Bowen before he returned to Providence, Rhode Island in 1844. Members of the Church of Starry Wisdom in Providence would awaken… (more)

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SardoWeems (8 books)
Fri, 26 Dec 2014 06:39:56 +0100

An artist and writer is found dead and his diary relates his growing interest in the abandoned church on a hill across town from his house. So he investigates and awakens that which walks in darkness.
The story is so similar to half a dozen others of Lovecraft's that I'm still not sure I haven't read it under a different title. In its favor, the descriptions are actually concrete, with no "hideous"s or "unspeakable horrors." If you've read any of his Cthulhu stories, you won't learn anything new in this one.

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Language: English

Published in: 1936

Word count: 9,266 words (≈ 37 minutes)


Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70.

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