Edgar Allan Poe lives again in this collection of 13 of his most famous short stories and poems brought to life by exclusive, never-before-seen haunting illustrations from famed artist Jason Eckhardt. Stories include "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Tell-Tale Heart", "Metzengerstein", "The Gold-Bug" and many more including the title story.This collection also includes an introduction by noted critic and scholar, S. T. Joshi. A triumph of Poesque proportions!
Examples of the artwork can be seen under "What's New" on this website.
Since the days of the Victorian Era, there have been a few brave, intrepid souls who stood fast in the battle against the unknown. They would come to be known as ‘Occult Detectives’ and their ranks swelled to include such legends as Carnacki the Ghost Finder, John Silence, Auguste Dupin among many others. Here, for the first time, are eight ALL-NEW tales of those who, when others turn and run from horror, move forward often armed only with their own courage and wits. These stories run the gamut in settings and characters and showcase some of the best writers in the field today. Included are new tales by Charles R. Rutledge, Adrian Cole, William Meikle, Amanda DeWees and more. Included is an essay by noted scholar Mike Ashley on the formation of the Occult Detective genre and its history. When you hear that bump in the night will you shrink from fear or become, like the heroes within these pages, an Occult Detective and plunge fearlessly into the unknown? Perhaps your tale is yet to be told!
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One of the most popular and enduring characters created by H. P. Lovecraft is the mad artist, Richard Upton Pickman. Introduced in the short story, “Pickman’s Model”, Pickman made another appearance in Lovecraft’s fantasy novel, THE DREAM-QUEST OF UNKNOWN KADATH but was that the end of Pickman’s story? What untold horrors awaited? In this brand new collection of seventeen stories, some of weird fiction’s best authors present their versions of Pickman’s life and after-life. Join Peter Rawlik, Paul McNamee, Joshua Reynolds, Robert Price and more in this excursion into the dark side of art. Once you visit Pickman’s Gallery, you will never see the world the same way again!
Come back to those mist-shrouded days of yesteryear when the land shook under the tread of barbarians, wizards and monsters! Join such legends as Lin Carter's legendary Thongor in a new tale of mighty deeds and fearless swords. Thrill to new characters who take up the bloody axe of war and adventure like Charles R. Rutledge's ageless Kharrn and Adrian Cole's Elak of Atlantis while discovering new characters destined to carve their names in bloody history. None can stand before them for they are THE MIGHTY WARRIORS!
Ulthar Press is a small, independent press dedicated to the preservation and proliferation of weird literature. We specialize in works relating to William Hope Hodgson but also feature many new and talented authors.
Ulthar Press is the new publisher for OCCULT DETECTIVE QUARTERLY, a magazine devoted to those explorers of the strange and unknown with fiction, essays, reviews and spectacular art! Find out more here.
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