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Lovecraft, 'the Copernicus of the horror story'

By James Sallis
January 30, 2005

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''People are crazy," Robertson Davies wrote, ''for some sort of assurance that the visible world is not the only world, which is an almost intolerable state of mind." Thus religion in all its forms, tales of alien abduction and crop circles, New Age trappings, and a taste for stories of horror and the supernatural. (Full article: 948 words)

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