“The Little Glass Bottle” (1897)

Creators

H. P. Lovecraft (writer).

Extent

Read in 2017.

Read on www.hplovecraft.com with a digitized illustration.

Commentary

Very early juvenilia. I can imagine the 6- or 7-year-old Lovecraft sniggering at his wit and feeling immense pride at using the phrase “defray your expenses”. I like the pragmatic spark and the hilariously useless map.

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