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Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Shambler from the Stars, The Shadow from the Steeple, and Notebook Found in a Deserted House by Robert Bloch Summary

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The Shambler from the Stars, The Shadow from the Steeple, and Notebook Found in a Deserted House by Robert Bloch Summary

In The Shambler from the Stars the unnamed narrator is a writer of weird tales who ekes out a bare existence in order to pursue a life devoted to a study of the weird. The narrator eventually locates a Latin copy of Ludvig Prinn's De Vermis Mysteriis, a suppressed and hated book of vile secrets penned by an infamous necromancer. Unable to read Latin, the narrator travels to his friend's house and his friend begins to translate various passages. One appears to be some type of summoning spell and upon its completion a horrible and invisible force invades the room, kills the narrator's friend, and drinks all of his...

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