A quick recommendation – “Pickman’s Model” by H.P. Lovecraft

If you want a marvelously creepy quick read, I highly recommend you get your hands on some H.P. Lovecraft.

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This genius of the darkness was also a master of the short story format.  Recently, I discovered a marvelous website called Dagonbytes.com which hosts online versions of some classic horror literature (in addition to being just a mecca for horror fans in general) and their Lovecraft collection is simply grand.

Since today’s blog was decidedly non-horror, I decided to throw you a bone.

Bone. Horror. Get it?

Below is one of my favorite horror short stories – “Pickman’s Model” by H.P. Lovecraft.

It’s the story of Pickman, a painter, and Thurber, our narrator.  It’s creepy and tingly and has a nice twist at the end.  If you’re looking for a fast thrill, or want to better understand the reverence paid to Mr. Lovecraft, you can’t do much better than this.

Read “Pickman’s Model” by H.P. Lovecraft

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