Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos - The Dweller in Darkness and Beyond the Threshold by August Derleth Summary & Analysis

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The Dweller in Darkness and Beyond the Threshold by August Derleth Summary

Professor Upton Gardner becomes fascinated with various local legends about a force known as the Wendigo, said to frequent an area around Rick's Lake in a forested, remote area of Wisconsin. One of Gardner's friends owns an unused lodge in the area and Gardner travels there and stays at the lodge for several weeks before simply disappearing. Subsequent to Gardner's disappearance, his secretary, Laird Dorgan, decides to intervene because police searches have been fruitless. Dorgan enlists the assistance of Jack, the narrator and principle protagonist in the story. Jack is an assistant librarian at Miskatonic University. Dorgan explains that prior to his disappearance, Gardner had written several bizarre letters requesting for photocopies of certain ancient books and complaining of an evil presence. Dorgan...

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