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Re Next On My List next on my list my expectations were totally different from everyone else s If you re looking for Lovecraft standard horror then you re probably not likely to enjoy this book as much as I did But if you start reading this knowing that there is very tame horror then I think you ll enjoy it Full review to come later I didn t have high hopes for this series but the books get a lot better as you progress By the end of these three I ve rather fallen in love with the series It s creative and expansive I d definitely recommend reading it I liked The Burrowers Beneath I d give that 3 or 4 stars but was disappointed with The Transition of Titus Crow Maybe Lumley lost me somewhere or maybe he got lost himself All I know is suddenly I was reading science fiction and fantasy instead of horror not that I don t like sci fi and fantasy but I was expecting the book to lean towards horror While reading The Transition of Titus Crow I Kept Waiting For kept waiting for story to turn back to the CCD it did so only vaguely The elements of The Burrowers Beneath that I liked was the distinct Holmesian mood of it and was looking forward to of that Sadly I was disappointed. From the Creator of Necroscope three landmark novels of the Cthulhu Mythos THE SAGA OF TITUS CROW THE BURROWERS BENEATH In which Crow is alerted to a menace in the earth that gnaws at the very foundations of Man's domination of his home planet and seeks to surp him Two men share a terrible secret and make their lonely stand against subterranean terror THE TRANS.
Ssimism that oozed from every page the machinations of man freuently leading to nothing and I love it Very few authors have such negative endings to their stories let alone with the freuency that HP didSo imagine my dismay when I read the collected tales of Titus Crow part wizard part scholar part Ian McKellen that can batter Cthulhu and all his mates with his corner shop full of psychic doodads magical geegaws and a wicked clock Combined with his address book chock full of people who own everything ever written on the a wicked clock Combined with his address book chock full of people who own everything ever written on the of Ry leh he is truly nstoppable Which is missing the point entirelyBy the time the dust settles after the third installment mankind has won An Lay My Burden Down unexpected twist for all the wrong reasons It s a fundamental misreading of the mythos It s like Darth Vader winning It s like King Kong settling down in Brooklyn with an office job It is to theniverse created by Lovecraft what Indiana Jones 4 was inexcusable Too much like Lovecraft for me tried too hard to be like it and failed wanted and wanted it to be its own I have to say that I was looking forward to reading this material I had already picked Vérité (Love at Center Court, up an edition of Volume 1 and had enjoyed most of what I found there I was destined to be very disappointed with the second roun. Ity against all the forces of evil THE CLOCK OF DREAMS From fathomless ocean depths Cthulhu's dreams disturb the minds of men to reshape the waking world Diverted from his search for the lost Elysia de Marigny pilots his space time machine into subconscious worlds of dream and nightmare in a bid to save the lives and very souls of Titus Crow and Tiania of Elysia.