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The Lovecraft Lexicon A Reader"s Guide to Persons, Places and Things in the Tales of H.P. Lovecraft by Anthony Brainard Pearsall

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Published by New Falcon Publications .
Written in English


  • Modern fiction,
  • Horror - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Horror,
  • FIC015000,
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  • FIC009030,
  • American - General,
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Number of Pages480
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Open LibraryOL8638603M
ISBN 101561841293
ISBN 109781561841295

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