One of HP Lovecrafts earliest works, "The Shunned House", first published in Weird Tales in the October of 1937 is a short novellette about a mysterious, and apparently cursed house. The Shunned House on Benefit Street has long captivated the attention of the narrator and his uncle Elihu Whipple, but they are unprepared for the full scale of the horror they are to experience when they attempt to stay the night in it's benighted basement to finally unearth it's mysterious secrets. Considered one of Lovecrafts best short stories, it is beleived to have been his first individually published book: with 250 copies made by Recluse Press in 1928. Narrated by Michael Ward.
Download and start listening now!
About H. P. Lovecraft
H. P. Lovecraft (1890–1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant twentieth-century authors in his genre. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, where he lived most of his life. His relatively small corpus of work consists of three short novels and about sixty short stories.