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August Derleth, writer, editor and co-founder of Arkham House. Born in Sauk City, Wisconsin, he continues to be Wisconsin's most prolific author more than 30 years after his death.

August William Derleth (1909 - 1971) was an American writer and anthologist. Though best remembered as the first book publisher of the writings of H. P. Lovecraft and for his own contributions to the Cthulhu Mythos genre of horror, as well as his founding of the publisher Arkham House

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A Traveler in Time

You can't always escape evils by running away from them...but it may help

Genre: Horror

The Watchers Out of Time

Venture at your own risk into a realm where the sun sinks into oblivion-and all that is unholy, unearthly, and unspeakable rises. These rare, hard-to-find collaborations of cosmic terror are back in print.

Genre: Horror

Feb 24, 1909 -- Jul 04, 1971
Author, Anthologist

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