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The Outsider

August 28, 2020

The Outsider

"It was the ghoulish shade of decay, antiquity, and desolation; the putrid, dripping eidolon of unwholesome revelation; the awful baring of that which the merciful earth should always hide."

Who or what - and where - is the Outsider? This classic intense story from the pen of H P Lovecraft demands to be heard several times to allow the full horror of the situation to unfold.

Lovecraft (1890-1937) is one of the best-known, most prolific and talented writers of horror and gothic fiction. Lovecraft on Wikipedia.

Sarah Schlesinger is a multilingual US actor and voiceover artist. 

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