From Beyond

From Beyond is a short story written in 1920 by H.P Lovecraft.  Although it isn’t his most well known story, it has many interesting elements to it and is, in general, one of his easier stories to follow.  The long-winded and frantic speeches raved by the antagonist, Crawford Tillinghast, make this story a fun and entertaining oration project.

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Horrible beyond conception was the change which had taken place in my best friend, Crawford Tillinghast. I had not seen him since that day, two months and a half before, when he had told me toward what goal his physical and metaphysical researches were leading; when he had answered my awed and almost frightened remonstrances by driving me from his laboratory and his house in a burst of fanatical rage. I had known that he now remained mostly shut in the attic laboratory with that accursed electrical machine, eating little and excluding even the servants, but I had not thought that a brief period of ten weeks could so alter and disfigure any human creature. Continue reading From Beyond Full Story Text