I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft

I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft

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In 1996, S. T. Joshi's H.P. Lovecraft: a life was published. The edition was abridged by more than 150,000 words. This new version I am Providence: the life and times of H.P. Lovecraft restores every word of Joshi's original manuscript. The text has been revised and updated in light of the new information on Lovecraft that has emerged since 1996--Provided by publisher.

Title:I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780982429679
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    I Am Providence: The Life and Times of H.P. Lovecraft Reviews

  • Mattia Ravasi

    As much Lovecraft as anyone could ever wish for. If you are a hardcore fan, you simply have to get this, and I swear you will pore over every single word in these thousand pages as if they were the pn...

  • Nick Imrie

    Good God, I must stop reading biographies of writers. However much I may love their fiction, they have a terrible inclination to lead boring lives. I suppose we must forgive them - if they didn't spen...

  • G.R. Yeates

    A fascinating account with an incredible and staggering amount of detail. I do not think I have ever read a biography so minutely researched. This does mean that I Am Providence is strictly for Lovecr...

  • Murray Ewing

    There’s an amusing moment in this mammoth biography of H P Lovecraft where S T Joshi comments on a brief autobiographical essay Lovecraft once wrote: “on the whole this is an exceptionally accurat...

  • Derek Pegritz

    When S. T. Joshi's H. P. Lovecraft: A Life came out in the late 1990s, I was one of the first folks to get a copy, and I devoured it, frequently marveling at how much Lovecraft's early life paralleled...

  • Christopher

    My favorite work of nonfiction and biography is 'Peter the Great: His Life and World' by Robert K Massie, a biography of almost 900 pages which I read in 2007. Considering how much nonfiction I read, ...

  • Hugo Negron

    An exhaustedly researched biography of HP Lovecraft. S.T. Joshi crafted probably the definitive bio on the weird fiction writer, who is rightly seen as a master of American horror next to Poe. This vo...

  • Brown131

    A thousand page book for a man who lived 47 years. That's about 1/2 page for every month that he lived. You would think that this much detail would be mired down in minutia, but this level of detail I...

  • Ann

    Best Lovecraft biography available....

  • Jeff

    I spent a long time reading this massive, two-volume biography of H.P. Lovecraft, but it was time well spent. I have been a fan of Lovecraft's work since I was a teenager, and the man himself always f...