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Audio Book Review: The Statement of Andrew Doran by Matthew Davenport

The Statement of Andrew Doran by Matthew Davenport

The Statement of Andrew Doran by Matthew Davenport

Verdict: This Indy Jones-style adventure set in a WWII-era world in which Lovecraft’s monsters and magic exists delivers cinematic action and the Mythos we love, all at a satisfying pace. But opt for the written version if possible, since the audio version contains some very distracting accent misfires. Continue reading »

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Review of Fungi From Yuggoth: A Sonnet Cycle

Fungi from Yuggoth: A Sonnet Cycle

Fungi from Yuggoth: A Sonnet Cycle

Read by John Arthur, Score by Mike Olsen

Verdict: This largely musical and reading  of Lovecraft’s own series of strange poems will lead you into a trance that is at once dreamlike and horrifying, and the reading could be described as nothing short of first class voice acting.

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Review of The Trials of Obed Marsh (audiobook), by Matthew Davenport

Book Cover for The Trials of Obed Marsh

Book Cover for The Trials of Obed Marsh

Note: This review contains spoilers for H.P. Lovecraft’s The Shadow Over Innsmouth.

Verdict: This self-styled prequel to Lovecraft’s The Shadow over Innsmouth, in which Matthew Davenport details the events and happenings leading to the corruption of the town of Innsmouth, is a successfully executed tale of dread and horror.

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