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The Shadow Over Innsmouth

by H. P. Lovecraft - 1931 -- published in 1936
A young man on an architectural and historical tour of New England is drawn to the decaying port town of Innsmouth, Massachusetts.
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One of the best stories

By Fernando R. Velázquez Quesada - 2006-07-28 16:55

"The shadow over Innsmouth" is one of the best stories of H.P. Lovecraft. They are all great, but this one, with "The colour out of space", "The call of Cthulhu", "The shadow out of space", "At the mountains of maddness" and "The case of Charles Dexter Ward" are, for me, the best of all.

H.P. Lovecraft was, is, and will be the greatest writer of horror.

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By annonymous - 2007-03-15 01:43

Well read - I listened to this late one night and was absolutely terrified, it was that good. Thank you!

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Very useful

By Iain M. Guthrie - 2007-07-17 11:48

As an English teacher - in Germany - I am always looking for audio material for my students to listen to. This is perfect! Most students get so used to hearing only one voice in English - their teacher's - that they are unable to understand what others are saying, especially when the content is in a local dialect. Chapter 3 is exactly what I was looking for to help my students experience this. Thank you, very much.

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By paul - 2008-03-21 19:19

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The Shadow Over Innsmouth

By Warlord - 2008-06-24 05:18

Absolutely one of the most horrifying and depressing stories I have ever read. If there ever was a testament to the power of HP Lovecraft to bring dread to the reader, this is it.

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Wonderful

By KC - Arkham, CT - 2008-08-26 17:14

I am so greatful to have found this. I adore Lovecraft, and I'm so glad to have found these audiofiles! Keep up the great work!

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By Kjersten - 2009-06-02 15:11

Thanks so much for putting these stories up. Innsmouth is my favorite Lovecraft story, and this is perfect for listening too, on a dark, windy night, when you can almost imagine the dark, eldritch creatures from beyond the veil of sanity...

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Lovely!

By Ami Jansson - 2009-09-25 18:26

I love this story! I have never listened to H.P Lovecraft's stories before and it is fantastic to sit and draw while listening to your lovely voice! Please go on and voice more books! I love this site!

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Well done!

By Gijs & Niek - 2010-12-21 17:16

Hey Sean, me and my roommate wanted to thank you for your addition of this story. We thoroughly enjoyed it! Cheers

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Thanks a lot

By Geoff - 2011-01-27 10:59

I've only been able to find the Atlanta Radio Drama of this. Sounds great. Looking forward to listening to this.

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Thank you!

By Flodino - 2011-08-26 19:23

I've been searching for this book for a long, long time. But the idiots at the swedish bookstores does'nt seem to like Lovecraft. Thank you so much!

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By steve from uk - 2012-01-06 16:07

I'm addicted to this story! I've heard it so many times now and I never get tired of it.I've watched the animated version on youtube and also the dark tides of innsmouth.I know the movie dagon is based on this story but I've never seen it. Its such a shame that the author died so young and I wonder how many more stories this gifted writer would have left. Well done to all involved

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By Grisznak - 2012-08-04 20:05

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