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  1. says:

    A walking paradoxThe first half of this authoritative biography of Lovecraft covering the years 1890 to 1924 offer

  2. says:

    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 Lovecraft scholars and admirers but as one myself th

  3. says:

    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 spend so much time tucked up inside scribbling then th

  4. says:

    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 freuently marveling at how much Lovecraft's early life paralleled my ownand gratefully reading about how HPL wasn't the social misfit and recluse that so many falsely believe him to be Unfortunately said volume uickly dropped out of print But now it has returned in a greatly expanded updated and much hand

  5. says:

    An exhaustedly researched biography of HP Lovecraft ST 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 volume part one of two does an amazing job of bri

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    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 being the unuestio

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    A thousand page book for a man who lived 47 years That's about 12 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 found to be actually uite captivating Because

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    Best Lovecraft biography available

  9. says:

    I spent a long time reading this massive two volume biography of HP 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 fascinated me This is I believe the definitive biography It is the closest we can come I think to knowing Lovecraft as a person

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    An astoundingly scrupulous piece of biographical work containing myriads of trivia however notably marred by the author's much too categorical 'best''mediocre''poor' evaluation of the various pieces of fiction that make up Lovecraft's collective authorship

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I am Providence the life and times of HP Lovecraft restores every word of Joshi's original manuscript The text has be. An exhaustedly researched biography of HP Lovecraft ST 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 volume part one of two does an amazing job of bringing Lovecraft to vivid life presenting new information as well as dispelling many myths Yes he was reclusive depressed idealizing a gentlemanly 18th century past loathing the mechanistic present and a periwig wearing racist to boot However with the death of his mother who had projected a lovehate relationship with her son and through the many amateur writing groups of the day which he would participate in and also lead a very interesting piece to read about Lovecraft began to mature in thought and manner developing a vast circle of friends fans and correspondents of such loyalty that few people of a outgoing nature could ever matchA recluse He travelled throughout the East Coast FL and uebec staying with and accommodating many a friend and correspondent touring places of antiuarian interest hanging out with groups of fellow writers in a variety of clubs and organizations and even finding time to become briefly married An unfaltering atheist he believed in a universe where man s insignificance was exposed to the unmentionable and uncaring horrors that lurked beyond It s ironic in a way that a man who did not believe in God would end up creating a cosmic mythology of extraterrestrials who found their way to Earth foolishly worshipped by humans as deities Even back in his day as he became a well known writer in amateur publications and circles he would weave such detail between realistic settings and his horrors that fans would write to him asking if his creatures were real or if the Necronomicon a book of evil he created in his tales that could summon these monsters actually existedThat many persons have continued to believe so to this day would surely have made the atheist Lovecraft giggle with incredulous joy Warts and all Joshi does an amazing job of detailing all that is known of Lovecraft through many of the letters written back and forth to his fans and friends Ever a gentleman he would never decline a response to any letter of inuiry or reuest for writing aid and some of these lost letters are still being discovered the HP Lovecraft Historical Society has announced they have come across a collection of 38 letters from Lovecraft to Zealia Bishop a client of Lovecrafts which have never been seen to be released in a book this yearJoshi also adds a nice mini summary to virtually every single work of Lovecraft s and writes the biography with such detail and clarity the reader has to root for Lovecraft feeling his poverty he would list out with pride how he could get by eating only twice a day and surviving a week on just a few cans of beans cold soup and the occasional piece of bread or other sundry item sometimes old and possibly even spoiled and his frustrations at countless story rejections from official publishing houses while taking in his obvious enjoyment in his travels and the accolades he received from so many fellow writers and followers There are also some funny moments involving editorial clients that Lovecraft endured who obviously could not write a wit The ending is sad of course as Lovecraft did not live past 46 and as you near it you start to feel as if you are approaching an already known climax in a fictional story that you wish could have been avoidedIf you are a student or fan of Lovecraft s writing this is a definitive work you cannot miss Hired To Love of HP Lovecraft restores every word Poslednja stanica Britanija of Joshi's Return of the Thief original manuscript The text has be. 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En revised and updated in light of the new information on Lovecraft that has emerged since 1996 Provided by publisher. Best Lovecraft biography available

Read ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Æ S.T. Joshi

In 1996 S T Joshi's HP Lovecraft a life was published The edition was abridged by than 150000 words This new version. 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 Lovecraft scholars and admirers but as one myself this is no real criticism because ST Joshi has set the standard so high for other biographies I read from this point on I seriously doubt they will be as informative and as entertaining as this account of the Old Gent from Providence Rhode Island

  • Hardcover
  • 1148
  • I Am Providence
  • S.T. Joshi
  • English
  • 14 March 2019
  • 9780982429679

About the Author: S.T. Joshi

Sunand Tryambak Joshi b 22 June 1958 in Pune India is an Indian American literary scholar and a leading figure in the study of Howard Phillips Lovecraft and other authors Besides what some critics consider to be the definitive biography of Lovecraft H P Lovecraft A Life 1996 Joshi has written about Ambrose Bierce H L Mencken Lord Dunsany and MR James and has edited collections