Thursday, October 15, 2015

H. P. LOVECRAFT'S "THE MOON-BOG"

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  1. I so enjoy hearing about your days as a Mormon Missionary. The incident about the BOM was delightful. Dagny

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  2. Honey, I couldn't agree with you more. That story, in my humble opinion, is one or Master Lovecraft's least inspired stories. It doesn't feel like a Lovecraft story in a way either. Of course as you pointed out, the narrator is very Lovecraftian but other than that it feels a lot more like either Dunsany or maybe Hudgeson more than the Master himself.
    Always love hearing about them Irish days. But, may I ask a wee thing? Why could you not have any tea? Sounds like right torture that.

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    1. Mormons have what is called "the word of wisdom," a health code that prohibits use of tea, coffee, or tobacco or booze.

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    2. Oh, sorta like kosher. Makes sense. Some Jews don't drink tea or coffee or booze as well. Though that's not required, it is suggested in the Talmud.
      Very interesting.

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