Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos - The Call of Cthulhu and The Haunter of the Dark by H. P. Lovecraft Summary & Analysis

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The Call of Cthulhu and The Haunter of the Dark by H. P. Lovecraft Summary

The story purports to be written by Francis Wayland Thurston and to have been found after his death. In the story, Thurston relates two broad series of events, beginning with the strange 1926 death of his grand-uncle, George Gammell Angell, Professor Emeritus of Semitic Languages at Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island. Angell was a widely-respected expert on ancient inscriptions and was generally held to be a rigid academician. Thurston becomes Angell's heir and executor and disposes of the bulk of his professional belongings by placing them in an appropriate library. One box of belongings contains a bas-relief sculpture depicting strange hieroglyphics and a crouching and clawed figure of vaguely humanoid outline bearing an apparently pulpy head with...

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