Beyond The Wall Of Sleep

Beyond the Wall of Sleep (1919)

H. P. Lovecraft

Lovecraft’s aims—awe and a sense of cosmic mystery—are undercut by vague and mundane imagery in this tale of a young psychiatric intern whose studies of a hillbilly patient given to violent nightmares prove his theory of an independent and resplendent life lived in dreams.

Reviewed by: Nat Hocken

Rating: 2

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