Stream La declaración de Randolph Carter (H.P. Lovecraft) by from desktop or your mobile device. The Statement of Randolph Carter. by H. P. Lovecraft. Telling ghost stories in dark and lonely places is an honored tradition. As a rule such. A speck over a quarter-hour, the microfilm La Declaracion de Randolph Carter ( The Statement of Randolph Carter, ) is by metal-band performer & Lovecraft .

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HP sets the scene in jagged cliffs into the underground with ancient runes. It is the first story in which Carter appears. October Learn how and when to remove this template message. It will take the average reader not much longer than ten to fifteen minutes to read, and yet it’s still superior to most rancolph being presently published.

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If you are still interested after that, and are willing to take on something longer, read the Dunwich Horror. For God’s sake, put back the slab and beat it, Carter! Sep 12, Amy Other Amy rated it liked it Shelves: View all 12 comments.

A man’s ambition leads him to walk toward the center of the earth while talking to the narrator through a telephone with a long wire.

It was in a deep, damp hollow, overgrown with rank grass, moss, and curious creeping weeds, and filled with a vague stench which my idle fancy associated absurdly with rotting stone. Despite being almost years old, this tale carrter fresh and alive.


Again I say, I do not know what has become of Harley Warren, though I think—almost hope—that he is in peaceful oblivion, if there be anywhere so blessed a thing.

Lovecraft is hard to get in to and while I love many of his stories, and ideas, I will admit that many can be painful to read and there’s quite a few “stinkers” that he has written.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Then came the frenzied tones again: Based on clues from various stories, he was probably born around and grew up in and around Boston.

The Statement of Randolph Carter

The Rolling Stones singing “Paint if Black” is inserted behind the closing credits. Do as I say, and don’t ask me to explain!

College records do not indicate whether Carter was a US or British citizen. Joshi says it would also explain why he was called carted “bag of nerves” in that story, since it took place after his World War I service in which he was nearly killed and might still have post-traumatic stress disorder.

Avon Fantasy Reader/Issue 10/The Statement of Randolph Carter

This is a very short story, but Lovecraft packs it with tension and it has a finale which is chilling in the extreme. I do not try, gentlemen, to account for that thing —that voice—nor can I venture to describe it in detail, since the first words took away my consciousness and created a mental blank which reaches to the time of my awakening in the hospital.

You shouldn’t explore mortuaries in the middle of the night He is now commonly regarded as one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th Century, exerting widespread and indirect influence, and frequently compared to Edgar Allan Poe. It would take Lovecraft ten years to discover how to localize, anticipate, and prolong a good shock of terror, but The Statement of Randolph Carter shows us that, even in his earliest stories, he had mastered the art of delivering the a shock.


Warren would never tell me just what was in that book. I tell you, you can’t imagine what the thing is really like! Once more came the voice of my friend, still hoarse with fear, and now apparently tinged with despair:. The tone changed again, this time acquiring a softer quality, as of hopeless resignation. But after a while there was a further clicking in the receiver, and I strained my ears to listen.

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Harley Warren is a mysterious occultist who apparently perishes while exploring an underground crypt in Big Cypress Swamp. Lovecraft Works originally published in American magazines Short stories adapted ds films. Hoffman Pricedetails Carter’s adventures in another dimension where he encounters a more primordial version of himself implied to be Yog-Sothoth who explains that Carter—and indeed all beings—are ultimately nothing more than manifestations of a greater being.