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We are a FREE group hosting Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy themed social events including movie nights, reading groups, board games, role-playing and collective storytelling. Perhaps even field trips and happy hours. Whether you are interested in vampire lore, interstellar exploration, or lands of elves and giants, you will find fascinating activities here. All are welcome.

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H. P. LOVECRAFT: SHORT STORIES FROM THE DREAM CYCLE- Reading Group

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H. P. LOVECRAFT: SHORT STORIES FROM THE DREAM CYCLE- Horror/Fantasy Reading Group

"I do not recall distinctly when it began, but it was months ago. The general tension was horrible. To a season of political and social upheaval was added a strange and brooding apprehension of hideous physical danger; a danger widespread and all-embracing, such a danger as may be imagined only in the most terrible phantasms of the night."

These are the short stories and poems for this session:

Polaris
The White Ship
The Doom That Came to Sarnath
The Cats of Ulthar
Celephaïs
Ex Oblivione
Nyarlathotep

These stories are PUBLIC DOMAIN and available In PRINT, ETEXT and Audiobook.

ETEXT is widely available Free, including:
https://www.hplovecraft.com/writings/texts/
https://arkhamarchivist.com/ebook/The%20Complete%20Works%20of%20H.P.%20Lovecraft.pdf

Some AUDIO is free at:
https://librivox.org/author/424
...and YouTube, etc.

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POSSIBLE FUTURE READING GROUP NOVELS

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Looking for future Reading Group suggestions or feed back on Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy novels for future sessions. Here are some considered works (roughly) by genre with page count. (* indicates public domain work):

Horror:
Child of God, Cormac McCarthy (197p)
Haunted Castles, Ray Russell (235p)
*Wagner the Werewolf, George Reynolds (474p)
American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis (384p)
*A Thin Ghost and Others, M. R. James (150p or less)
*At a Winter's Fire, Bernard Capes (c 180p or less)
*The Beast With Five Fingers, W. F. Harvey (25p or more)
*The Boats of the Glen Carrig, William Hope Hodgson (c 160p)
*The Beckoning Fair One. Oliver Onions (c 100p)
*The Camp of the Dog, Algernon Blackwood (c 100p)
*Citadel of Fear, Francis Stevens (c 250p)
*Don Juan In Hell, George Bernard Shaw (51 p)
*The Door of the Unreal, Gerald Biss (c 320p)
*Dracula's Guest & Other Weird Tales, Bram Stoker (250p or less)
*The Flaw in the Crystal, May Sinclair (c 120p)
*The Ghost Pirates, William Hope Hodgson (c 150p)
*The Grey Woman, Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (c 50p)
*The Hill of Dreams, Arthur Machen (c 160p)
*The House on the Borderland, William Hope Hodgson (130p)
*The Jolly Corner, Henry James (c 40p)
*The Lair of the White Worm, Bram Stoker (c 200p)
*The Lifted Veil, George Eliot (c 70p)
*Olalla, Robert Louis Stevenson (c 40p)
*The Mysterious Stranger, Mark Twain (c 75p)
*Sir Edmund Orme, Henry James (c 30p)
*A Thin Ghost And Others, M. R. James (70p or less)
*The Three Impostors, Arthur Machen (160p)
*The Treasure, Selma Lagerlöf (88 p)
*Uncanny Stories, May Sinclair (160p or less)
*Uncanny Tales, Mary Louisa Molesworth (110p or less)
*The Water Ghost and Others, John Kendrick Bangs (300p or less)
*Widdershins, Oliver Onions (200p or less)
*The Wolf-Leader, Alexandre Dumas (240p)

Sci-Fi:
Neuromancer, William Gibson (271p)
A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter Miller (334p)
Conditionally Human and Other Stories, Walter Miller (228p or less)
A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess (149p)
The Children of Men, P.D. James (241p)
*Metropolis, Thea von Harbou (215p)
The Star Diaries, Stanislaw Lem (273p or less)
Tales of Prix the Pilot, Stanislaw Lem (206p or less)
The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories, Gene Wolfe (410p or less)
Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein (525p)
Have Space Suit - Will Travel, Robert Heinlein (255p)
Altered Carbon, Richard Morgan (389p)
Out of the Sun, Ben Bova (223p)
Deus Irae, Philp K. Dick & Roger Zelazny (238p)
The Man in the High Castle, Philp K. Dick (193p)
*We, Yevgeny Zamyatin (232p)
*Industrial Revolution, Poul Anderson (50p)
*The Red Hawk, Edgar Rice Burroughs (114p)
*The Resurrection of Jimber-Jaw, Edgar Rice Burroughs (c 40p)
*The Return of the Soul, Robert Smythe Hichens (40p)
*3 Science Fiction Stories, Frank Herbert (50p or less)
*Before Adam, Jack London (100p)
*Brain Twister, Laurence M. Janifer & Randall Garrett (c 85p)
*The Chapter Ends, Poul William Anderson (30p)
*The Coming Race, Edward Bulwer-Lytton (c 225p)
*Conquest Over Time. Michael Shaara (c 40p)
*The Creature from Cleveland Depths, Fritz Leiber (c 50p)
*The Defenders, Philip K. Dick (30p)
*The Door in the Wall, and Other Stories, H. G. Wells (c 120p)
*The Dueling Machine, Ben Bova (c 60p)
*The First Men in the Moon, H. G. Wells (176p)
*Gladiator, Philip Wylie (192p)
*A Princess of Mars. Edgar Rice Burroughs (c220p)
*Wolfbane, Frederik Pohl (140p)

Fantasy:
*Beowulf (var ~100p)
Winter's Tale, Mark Helprin (688p)
Watership Down, Richard Adams (478p)
The Book of Three, Lloyd Alexander (219p)
The High House, James Stoddard (321p)
*Flatland, Edwin Abbott (80p)
The Drowning Girl, Caitlin Kiernan (332p)
*Stranger Things Happen, Kelly Link (supernatural detective) (257p or less)
*The Light Invisible, Robert Hugh Benson (112p or less)
*Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories, Oscar Wilde (130p or less)
*Red Shadows (and other Solomon Kane), Robert E. Howard (30p or more)

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