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"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." - H.P. Lovecraft

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Wilfred Blanch Talman is an American Horror fiction writer best know for his collaboration with Howard Phillips Lovecraft on the short story, "Two Black Bottles". He was a correspondent with Lovecraft and late member of the Kalem Club. Late in life he wrote the memoir The Normal Lovecraft (1973).



  • The Normal Lovecraft (1973)

Short fictionEdit

  • "Two Black Bottles" (1927; with H. P. Lovecraft)
  • The Curse of Alabad and Ghinu and Aratza (1928)
  • Doom Around the Corner (1931)
  • A Horror in Profile (1934)


  • Haunted Island (1928)
  • Death (1932)
  • Ballade of Creatures Abroad by Night (1933)


  • Letter (Weird Tales, October 1932)(1932)
  • Letter (Weird Tales, August 1933)(1933)
  • The Normal Lovecraft (1973)


  1. ISFB entry WIlfred Blach Talman [1]