“The Thing on the Doorstep” By H.P. Lovecraft Review

Daniel Upton, the story’s narrator, explains that he has killed his best friend, Edward Derby, and that he hopes his account will prove that he is not a murderer. He begins by describing Derby’s life and career. Derby had been interested in the occult even as a very young boy, which led to him befriending Upton. The two would discuss dark mythology in their spare time. 

Maybe H.P Lovecraft isn’t for me because I lost the count of how many of his short stories I gave one star to.

The think which made me truly hate this short story was that it was sexist as fuck. I can’t believe how many people like this book because I hate it. And I don’t know why more people who have read this short story doesn’t comment on this. 

The plot here was super bad, it was so bad that I don’t really remember what it was about because my brain deletes immediately super bad things from its memory which in the end is hoof because I don’t have to remember them.

The writing style here was also super bad it was so far from H.P Lovecraft as it could get. 

I give this short story 1 / 5

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