Friday, July 22, 2011

Story: From Beyond by H.P. Lovecraft (audio reading)

From Beyond by H.P. Lovecraft
From Beyond is a sci-fi horror short story written by H.P. Lovecraft.

It was adapted into a movie called From Beyond which is loosly based upon the short story.
The story is about a scientic called Crawford Tillinghast who invents a machine that emits some waves which stimulates a person’s pineal gland, thereby allowing them to perceive planes of existence outside the scope of accepted reality.
Narrator is a friend of Tillinghast with whom Tillinghast shares his experiment, during which narrator perceives an alien environment that overlaps our own reality.

This is an Awesome story by the author who is inspiration to many modern horror writers, including Stephen King, Bentley Little, Joe R. Lansdale, Alan Moore, and many others.

H.P. Lovecraft is to horror cinema what Philip K Dick is to Science fiction cinema.
Lovecraft's influences can be seen in novels, films, comic books.

This story is available free on internet due to expiry of its copyright. You can find this story on Wikisource.
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HP Podcraft has done a full audio production of this story, read by Bruce Green.
This episode is simple reading of the story.
Its an awesome reading that captures the true atmostphere of the story.
Its a must hear reading for any H.P. Lovecraft fan and those who like horror story.
Episode is available on there their website at their From Beyond reading page.

HP Podcraft is an podcast solely dedicated to the literary works of H.P. Lovecraft, they have done many readings of Lovecraft's stories but they are mostly known for there discussion based episodes in which the two hosts Chris Lackey and Chad Fifer dissussion about an story along with the reading of that story.