The Hastur Cycle – 13 Tales of Horror Defining Hastur, the King in Yellow, Yuggoth, and the Dread City of Carcosa SECOND EDITION The. The Hastur Cycle by P H Lovecraft, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Hastur is an entity of the Cthulhu Mythos. Hastur first appeared in Ambrose Bierce’s short story . (). The Hastur Cycle (2nd ed.). Oakland, CA: Chaosium.

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Lovecraft donde Hastur se nombra de pasada, sin que realmente tenga que ver con la trama. The Feaster From Afar is a story of a man moving into a cabin in a remote wooded area with a dark secret.

Other books in this series. Again, this play entire composition was best left to the imagination of the readers. I actually would recommend Derleth’s piece too, the Cthulhu connection cyclw seem to be a progression.

The Hastur Cycle would be worthy of a footnote in weird fiction history by virtue of being the first in the now extensive list of fiction titles published by Chaosium. In Chambers’ The King in Yellowa collection some of which are horror stories, Hastur is the name of a potentially supernatural character in “The Demoiselle D’Ys”a place in “The Repairer of Reputations”and mentioned without explanation in hastud Yellow Sign”.

There are plenty of eerie stories in here and fans of Lovecraft’s Mythos and Chamber’s King in Yellow stories should find a lot to enjoy.

In this, a painter comes across the play that has been known to drive people insane. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Other editions – View all The Hastur Cycle: Yet there are no less four stories about the aliens and their base on the planet of Yuggoth, five if you count Arthur Machen’s laborious ‘The Novel Of The Black Seal’ which was a direct inspiration for Lovecraft’s ‘The Whisperer in Darkness’.


This was not so much a horror story, but a fable of sorts.

oddly weird fiction: The Hastur Cycle, ed. Robert M. Price

While this lengthy excursion may grate on the nerves of those lusting for more stories about He Who Is Not To Be Named, it must be said that Ramsey Campbell’s Yuggoth tale is one of the finest of any Mythos stories I’ve read. In this incarnation, Hastur has several Avatars:. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

I shan’t speak at length on the content other than to say for the most hastjr it’s quality. He’s a titan of weird fiction to be sure, but it’s hard to see how anything in that tale relates to the theme. Brennan’s story is good.

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This was a fairly interesting story. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This was not so much a horror story, but a fable of sorts The Hastur Cycle is a collection of short stories connected to H. For anyone interested in an audio-visual treatment of the Hastur Cycle and Chcle.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. An Inhabitant of Carcosa is about a man who is lost and trying to find his way hastu. The author chose to write out the entirety of the King in Yellow.

Sorry to say, but it was. It also seemed a bit off that this one cabin was marked as such.


In the long run, though, considering the authors represented here and the stories they have to tell, it’s a pretty good book for readers of weird fiction. This is a fantastic collection of very good stories, with a wide range of styles.

Although one can hardly blame editor Rober M Price for adhering to the highest standards of quality when selecting tales for this first of Chaosium’s ‘Cycle’ books, the connections between the alien Mi-go and Hastur are There are only two questions which any mythos fan should have about this book: I was less than impressed with this story. Derleth made no changes.

The Hastur Cycle

A short time later, he began writing hasfur monthly astronomy column for The Pawtuxet Valley Gleaner – a rural paper. Those looking for more “King in Yellow” stories might be a little disappointed at the more sci-fi aspect of ctcle later half of the book.

He gives a lengthy history of Hastur and a bit of a family tree. InLovecraft’s mother was deteriorating, mentally and physically, and was admitted to Butler Hospital. It appeared to be fairly boring and less than sinister to me. Devastated by this, he apparently contemplated suicide. Inhis grandfather died and the family suffered severe financial difficulties, which forced him and his mother to move out of their Victorian home.