August 2, 2019 posted by

This second edition of Encyclopedia Cthulhiana has been extensively revised and contains over a hundred and fifty additional pages and scores of new entries. The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana – A Guide to Lovecraftian Horror – is a handy not-so -little book compiled by Daniel Harms. It is an attempt to catalogue The Cthulhu. The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana by Daniel Harms, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Author: Dujind Vudozshura
Country: Monaco
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Environment
Published (Last): 28 February 2013
Pages: 12
PDF File Size: 4.47 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.25 Mb
ISBN: 538-6-75523-826-6
Downloads: 80248
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gugami

Since Lovecraft’s time the Cthulhu Mythos has grown exponentially, until it has become increasingly difficult to keep track of, even for devoted fans. Very well researched and put together.

I have the second edition of this book, but I have a digital copy on my iPhone, laptop and desktop computer. Showing of 10 reviews. Aug 28, Bryan Worra rated it liked it.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. If you have to explain horror, then you just don’t get it. Chaosium, Incorporated- Fiction – pages. Account Options Sign in. Very handy for those who are doing writing that ties into the Cthulhu Mythos of H. First I suppose I should say what this book is not. Other books in the series.

He didn’t have any consistency to it so any attempt at a “guidebook” is a fruitless effort. So really this is for the scholar and the fan alike but it really is a reference book, and yes there are omissions but they are such that from my perspective at least they actually encourage me to want to go out and read them and fill the gaps rather than criticise and complain about the lack of coverage.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. List of Great Old Ones. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I could easily re-envision this book in a future edition as a coffee table volume with additional illustrations. Harms is also the author of two books on horror fiction and folklore.

Call of Cthulhu Fiction 1 – 10 of 23 books. A 19th Century American Grimoire.

Encyclopedia Cthulhiana

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. I also like the fact that he acknowledges and immediately dismisses that paperback Necronomicon “translated” by some guy calling himself “Simon. The information in this book is great for creating plot hooks, or what stories to search for to learn more about a specific encyclopecia for further exploration. No trivia or quizzes yet. Art on the slip cover was provided by Malcom McClinton, an was quite nice, with some cephalopoidal thing probing about a library.


Daniel Harms is a writer, author and librarian encjclopedia in ctbulhiana New York. It is my belief that you should not attept to quantify or qualify or in any other way explain any horror material, especially Lovecraftian. With a note on ‘How to Use this Book in Call of Cthulhu’, the author sets a tone that is in keeping with the self-effacing humour that one can only find in a labour of love.

Jun 11, sologdin rated it liked it Shelves: While supplemental, this material is no less essential in its comprehension of the vast scope of the Cthulhu Mythos. Also present for the first time is “A Brief History of the Cthulhu Mythos,” which examines the evolution of the genre. Without hyperbole I conclude that The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana belongs in encyclopedja library of every ‘Call of Cthulhu’ gamer and Lovecraft fan. New features include thumbnail illustrations of the most important signs and symbols and a timeline of the Cthulhu Mythos spanning billions of years.

The Complete Fiction of H. Well researched guide of Lovecraft, C. More importantly Dan Harms included a guide on how to handle and use others intellectual property from a non-legalistic standpoint, but more from a standpoint of being ethically creative while respecting the continuity. This book is part of an expanding collection of Cthulhu Mythos horror fiction and related topics. Mi total agradecimiento a Mariana por este regalo! This is understandable seeing how you often have to piece the fabric of the whole out of off-hand remarks and vague hints and references.

Harms lists his own criteria for inclusion so there is no ambiguity: Now is great to encyclopesia certain entries and I do enjoy following one reference to the next to the next and so on but after all while it gets exhausting and that is encyclopeida the two encuclopedia start to blend in to one. Be the first to ask a question about The Encyclopedia Cthjlhiana. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


Many entries have been revised to reflect our latest understanding of the Mythos, and the infamous Necronomicon appendix has been greatly expanded. Instead he is offering in one place, a description of how these entities have been described, depicted or used by their creators and a large comunity of writers.

Cthulhu Mythos supernatural characters. A continuously updated online reference would be invaluable for collectors and fans but alas there is nothing definitive. Concise entries with clear mentions of where the characters, monsters or locations on question first appeared, this volume serves an an excellent stepping stone for anyone who is interested in pursuing either a specific corner of The Mythos, or getting as wide a variety of stories to read in future as possib Not a readable book so much as a one-stop reference to all-things-Lovecraftian, both as written by HPL himself and by the generations of writers after him who also engaged in Yog-Sothothery.

Yes there are more entries but the fun is really what the reader makes up between the entries – so this to certain extend is a case of “less is more”. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Harms makes no pretense about being comprehensive; monsters that may appear in only a single story will not show up here. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana: A Guide to Lovecraftian Horror by Daniel Harms

A great guide for those familiar with the Great Old Ones and for those who are just now learning of their dread power. Recently added by calgodotregina-phalangeastanselljoshcrazycatladygoodnowtUmbranymcosmicdolphin.

Extraterrestrial places in the Cthulhu Mythos. The book is an encyclopedia about the creatures in Lovecraft’s horror.