Details on Leslie Klinger’s forthcoming New Annotated Lovecraft book.


900 annotations across 22 Lovecraft works. 90,000 words of additional text, although possibly that word-count also includes the seven appendices and Alan Moore’s introduction. The works chosen for annotation are…

The Statement of Randolph Carter
Beyond the Wall of Sleep
The Picture in the House
Herbert West: Reanimator
The Nameless City
The Hound
The Festival
The Unnamable
The Call of Cthulhu
The Silver Key
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
The Colour Out of Space
The Dunwich Horror
The Whisperer in Darkness
At the Mountains of Madness
The Shadow over Innsmouth
The Dreams in the Witch House
The Thing on the Doorstep
The Shadow Out of Time
The Haunter of the Dark

The book is reportedly dated for publication on 13th October 2014, in time for Halloween.

Update for volume two, the final volume:

NEW ANNOTATED H. P. LOVECRAFT, VOL. II (late summer 2019)

LIST OF STORIES (in order written):

The Tomb
Transition of Juan Romero
The Doom that Came to Sarnath
Ex Oblivione
The Terrible Old Man
Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn
The Cats of Ulthar
The Temple
The Outsider
The Other Gods
The Music of Erich Zann
The Quest of Iranon
The Lurking Fear
The Rats in the Walls
The Shunned House
The Horror at Red Hook
Cool Air
The Strange High House in the Mist
Pickman’s Model
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath