] "From the greatest of horrors irony is seldom absent,"
] reads the first line of the H.P. Lovecraft story "The
] Shunned House," but chances are Lovecraft, who died in
] 1937, wouldn't have appreciated the irony of his present
] position as American literature's greatest bad writer.
A Salon article on H.P. Lovecraft. Just in time for Valentine's Day!