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The Call of Cthulhu

Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
5 out of 5 stars (18 ratings)
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Summary

A random murder in a public park. An artist wracked by fantastical and haunting dreams. A police inspector confronting the depraved rites of a voodoo cult. Intrepid sailors pitted against a diabolical monstrosity risen from the bottom of the sea. And one man, doomed to understand that such things foretell madness and the end of mankind.

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Public Domain (P)2012 HPLHS, Inc.

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Good but not the original

I enjoyed it but when talking to other people about it the story wasnt the same and since this was the first time listening to any of hp lovecrafts stories it confused me, would recommend the call of cthulhu and other stories over this

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The Stars Are (Almost) Right

The first thing to note is that the HP Lovecraft Historical Society's rendition of this classic tale is a Dramatisation, and not a simple rendition of the text. The second thing to note is that it's brilliantly done , with great attention to detail and a talented cast. The part of Johansen being particularly effective.

The HPHLS as the Dark Adventure Radio Theatre have produced a number of audio dramatisations of HPL's stories, all of which are superb and happily now available on audible.co.uk as well as audible.com.

Who can doubt that in these times that the stars are fast coming right ant these tales will allow you to know your enemy? Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn.

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Great Naration

Really enjoyed listening to this. The sound effects were excellent.
really encapsulates the feeling of reading this book.

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  • Jacquelyn German
  • 06-11-18

Love that old timey radio concept

My only complaint is it's not the whole story but I bv was still a good listen.

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  • ariane
  • 26-03-19

short adaptation, not worth the money.

The made for old radio, with multiple character voices was better than one of the other monotone versions I tried. I actually like listening to old mystery stories on NPR, wo this was kind of fun. But, it was very short. when I got to the end, I was like, "That's it? What's that, like 2 chapters? Where's the rest of the story?"

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  • Dustin White
  • 07-01-19

A classic!

Another wonderful performance by Dark Mysteries! H. P. Lovecraft never gets old. Some of the vocabulary is a bit crass to our modern senses, but if you know anything about Lovecraft and the times he was alive in, it makes perfect sense and shouldn't put you off from this piece.

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  • J. Ehrenberg
  • 21-11-18

Stellar stuff!

The performances were stellar and the story was chilling. Really good stuff as always from these folk!

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