Books: The Dream Lurker

The Dream Lurke

THE TOMB; AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS; THE LURKING FEAR; THE SHUTTERED ROOM by H.P. LOVECRAFT Ballantine Books. $.95 each.

Along with Ballantine Books' new edition of horror stories by H.P. Lovecraft and his disciples, TIME came into possession of the following self-explanatory document.

I write this as much to soothe my trembling nerves as to leave a record of the horror that threatens to pitch me into the final abyss of madness. The dreams, if they are indeed dreams, have long since passed nightmarish intensity, though they began innocently enough. The...

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