Protecting Project Pulp 45: E. Hoffmann Price

Main Fiction: “The Devil’s Crypt” by E. Hoffmann Price, first published in Strange Detective Stories, January, 1934.

Narrator: Tristan Gregory.

As the creatures of a condemned man’s dream, the Brotherhood of Black Evil arose from the dust of 800,000 years to weave its spell of criminal sorcery over those who knew the answer to the Gray Sphinx riddle.

6 thoughts on “Protecting Project Pulp 45: E. Hoffmann Price”

  1. Dear People from PPP,

    As a big fan of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos, I enjoyed this story Immensely.
    I am not one of those “purists” as mentioned, I love Cthulhu stories by others just as much.
    Like “The Hounds of Tindalos” by F. Belknap-Long, and PPP No.15, by Robert Bloch. Great stuff! By the Way, I am the proud owner of a Dutch translation of a Bloch Collection of 33 short stories called “Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper”. I hope you’ll do more stories about that “Dark Tentacled Deity”. Anyway, thanks for all the great stories and warm regards from Holland.

  2. Roland – Ik heb ein kleiner nederlands… but I won’t try to answer you with it. 🙂

    I’m really glad you enjoyed the story – stay tuned for more Lovecraft and Price in the very near future.

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