H.P. Lovecraft's The Outsider and Other Stories Summary
H.P. Lovecraft's The Outsider and Other Stories summary:
A collection of stories:
1. The Outsider by H.P. Lovecraft
In this work, a mysterious man who has been living alone in a castle for as long as he can remember decides to break free in search of human contact and light. “The Outsider” is one of Lovecraft's most commonly reprinted works and is also one of the most popular stories ever to be published in Weird Tales.
2. The House with the Mezzanine by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
“The House With The Mezzanine” is the story of a somewhat diffident young man, a painter, and his somewhat tenuous romance with two sisters during a vacation; the story is laden with the impressionistic images conjured up by its narrator and is one of Chekhov’s finest short stories.
3. Twenty-six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky
“Twenty-six Men and a Girl” is a pioneering story of Social Realism (predating Soviet socialist realism), and is a story of lost ideals. Twenty-six men labor in a cellar, making kringles in an effective prison. They are looked down upon by all around them, including the bun bakers. Their only seeming solace is the sixteen-year-old Tanya who visits them every morning for kringles they give her.
4. Ju-ga Original Series by Tanabe Gou