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“The Statement of Randolph Carter” is a short story by H. P. Lovecraft. Written in December , it was first published in The Vagrant, May It tells of a. Randolph Carter is one of the most frequently appearing characters in the He first appearance was in the short story “The Statement of Randolph Carter,” in. H.P. Lovecraft Reread Today we’re looking at “The Statement of Randolph Carter,” written in December and first published in the May.

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As I have said before, the weird studies of Harley Warren were well known to me, and to some extent rajdolph by me. The disturbing setting, unknown horror elements, imagery of the graveyard, all of it has echoes of Poe, giving hits that lovecraf world is part of a much bigger and darker world.

The place was an ancient cemetery; so ancient that I trembled at the manifold signs of immemorial years. But you can read any of the shorts that belong to this “series”. To ask other readers questions about The Statement of Randolph Carterplease sign up.

The Statement of Randolph Carter by H.P. Lovecraft

This one actually works, largely because of the tension provided by the improbable introduction of the telephone to the plot. Open Preview Randllph a Problem? Nothing has been distorted or concealed, and if anything remains vague, it is only because of the dark cloud which has come over my mind—that cloud and the nebulous nature of the horrors which brought it upon me.

Most, I believe, are in Arabic; lovecrqft the fiend-inspired book which brought on the end—the book which he carried in his pocket out of the world—was written in characters whose like I never saw elsewhere.


The Statement of Randolph Carter / H.P. Lovecraft

As I have said before, the weird studies of Harley Warren were well known to me, and to some extent shared by me. This is probably true, but I have no distinct memory of it. Our narrator Randolph Carter tells of a night he accompanied Harley Warren–his friend and fellow student of the occult—to the statment near Big Cypress Swamp.

I love how Warren dies especially because of the mysticism which Lovecraft uses at the end to describe the dead scene It reads like a Hitchcock or Twilight Zone show. Find a time when you have a solid, quite, minutes to read, turn the lights down, and read it slowly. I never dreamed of THIS!

Upon arriving, Warren locates a particular tomb, and opens it to reveal a staircase that descends into the earth. As to the nature of our studies—must I say again that I no longer retain full comprehension? More clicking, and after a pause a piteous cry from Warren: Certainly, it had much to do with something in the book which Warren carried with him — that ancient book in undecipherable characters which had come to him from India a month before — but I swear I do not know what it was that we expected to find.

Apprehensive as I was, I was nevertheless unprepared for the words which came up from that uncanny vault in accents randollph alarmed and quivering than any I had heard before from Harley Warren. Also, now know that Dandolph Carter is to become a familiar fellow. Vision or nightmare it may have been—vision or nightmare I fervently hope it was—yet it is all that my mind retains of what took place in those shocking hours after we left the sight of men. If you are still interested after that, and are willing to take on something longer, read the Dunwich Horror.


Speechless, I could only wait. Page Last Revised 20 August Be the first to ask a question about The Statement of Randolph Carter. The removal of the slab revealed a black aperture, from which rushed an effluence of miasmal gases so nauseous that we started back in horror. Then came the frenzied tones again: A man’s ambition leads him to walk toward the center of the earth while talking to the narrator through a telephone with a long wire.

Now I fear for him. The stars of Aquaman formed a special bond off-screen that let them push the limits of their rivalry once they were in costume.

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All this leads them to a graveyard secret stair entrance to the underground. The Statement of Randolph Carter – Adaptions en inspired works. Lovecraft is hard to lovexraft in to and while I love many of his stories, and ideas, I will admit that carrter can be painful to read and there’s quite a few “stinkers” that he has writ If you have never read Lovecraft and you are interested, this is a good story to start with.

The Statement of Randolph Carter

Answer me—are you there? It was the end of my experience, and is the end of my story. Start your free trial. Excelente por parte del autor y del audio libro. The tone changed again, this time acquiring a softer quality, as of hopeless resignation. I repeat to you, gentlemen, that your inquisition is fruitless.

I seemed desperately anxious to ranvolph my friend into those sepulchral depths, yet he proved inflexibly obdurate.