At origin of the mountains of madness is a novel by short story of Rican horror Writer HP Lovecraft.
Lovecraft described the story in 1931 for the magazine initial registration statement date Weird Tales (magazine) | Weird Tales, but a rejection e because it is too long. Joshi, S. T. (2001). A r Veur and visionary’H. P. Lovecraft and his time. Liverpool University Press, 302. ISBN 0853239460 The first t public in the magazine Astounding (magazine) | Astounding Stories, F to February April 1936.
Warning Read story is told e in the initial registration person by g ologue William Dyer, a teacher the Universit Miskatonic. It esp re his story with an exp edition pr view Antarctica to arr Ter because he is afraid of what is going to Cover.
The story he tells of an exp edition pr c dente, o he belonged. In this exp Edition ad Covered one Teams each one No mountains unknown, perhaps Be more Lev that the Himalayas. In these mountains, bodies of fourteen previously unknown and probably life forms pr Historical d Covered. In the anatomy shows that the cr Atures much further Evolution | Evolution than would be possible As given the d lai in which they lived.
One day after s d coverage of the eye loses the second team, which is in Dyer, radio contact with the eye senior team in the mountain range. When Dyer and his Team go SURVEY ter, they d cover a havoc in the camp, all those pr paths and dogs are slaughtered. Life forms have disappeared. Dyer worked with Students d Danforth in a flight over the mountains in hopes of finding survivors. The other c t mountains, they tr buchent, however, a large city.
The rest of the story line e with the exploration of Dyer and Danforth by the city. The city is apparently enough Serves, but the evidence indies that it must have t of millions of years are. Slowly it becomes clear that Tres whose principal Team had found the bodies of b weavers of this city taient. They Taient Also the cr Ator of another race call E Shoggoths, which for them Silent to do work hard, but finally returned S against their ma Tres. There are indiions that m Me cr Atures have t responsible for the cr ation of initial registration res life forms and land evolution set in motion. In the end, do not leave the city in an underground tunnel that passed the two men Shoggoths bump. They can sentence screed s of their plane and leaving the city. When Danforth after S the d Bonding a last look at the city throws, he saw something that made him lose his mind. He uses to say anyone what he saw, m Dyler me. Dyler because it is a sign that the city can keep a secret it is even bigger pr F Saddle to leave alone.
Lovecraft had since childhood t int ress explorations by Antarctic. ST Joshi, ‘The Annotated Lovecraft, p. 175. the ninth, he described the history, for example, is it more son apr s reading book’The W. Clark Russell Pirate’Frozen. Joshi and Schultz, p. 132. In Antarctica, 20-year t one of the last places on earth o large areas have not t Explor are by humans. Joshi, p. 18. The first trip to Antarctica T made by Richard Evelyn Byrd in 1928 – 1930, just before Lovecraft described its history. Lovecraft is r F Re in his letters repeatedly for this exp edition. HP Lovecraft, ‘Selected Letters, vol. 3, p. 144, cit in Joshi, p. 183, see also Joshi, p. 186. The Mountains expedition’The Madness’is broadly based E that of Byrd. Manhire, Bill (2004). Page Wide White: Writers Imagine Antarctica. Victoria University Press, p. 315. ISBN 0864734859
Mountains litt Rary for’The inspiration Madness’was possible Edgar Allan Poe ‘s novel The Adventures of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, part of which is d rolls in Antarctica. Lovecraft mentioned twice in the history of Poe’s text. HP Lovecraft to August Derleth t letter, May 16, 1931, cit in Joshi, p. 329-330. Another inspiration may have t Edgar Rice Burroughs ‘ In the heart of the Earth (novel) | In the heart of the Earth “(1914).
Own history Lovecraft “The City without a ” (1921), which also revolves around an ancient city built by a race that existed before humans appeared on earth, can be brought viewed as a pr cursor mountains The of’The Madness. HP Lovecraft, “Dagon The Nameless’, ‘city and other macabre tales, p. 104-105, cit in Joshi, p. 264-265.
connections other stories by Lovecraft
* The Shoggoths s taient ago in The Shadow Over Innsmouth “‘ (1931) The Thing my door ‘( 1933) and The Haunter of the Dark: (1935) *
Things taient Elder also appears be in the r ves the Witch re “House” “and The Shadow Out of Time ‘”.
* In the ruins of the city include arrival e Cthulhu land and the sinking of the city R’lyeh d crit.
* At the end of the story is a link between Danforth what he saw in the town and “Yog-Sothoth” and “The Colour Out of Space.
* In 2006, H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society, a pi The radio down on the book, titled Dark Radio Adventure Th Be: The Mountains of Madness.
* Alexander Hacke, Danielle de Picciotto and Tiger Lillies | The Tiger Lillies made a musical adaptation of the story.
* 0 silent of I. NJ Culbard a graphic novel down on the book.
* Plans for a film there since 2006. Director Guillermo del Toro and sc Writer Matthew Robbins a Crit Brothers Warner. A script, but production has not t started.
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