A Means to Freedom:
The Letters of H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard Volume One: 1930-1932
Hippocampus Press
Year :
August 2009 (Hardcover)
March 2011 (Trade paperback)

January 2017 (Trade paperback, 2nd edition)
Book No. : ISBN-13: 9780981488806 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780984480296 (Trade paperback)
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Trade paperback
Pages : 511  (Volume 1 & Volume 2 = 1004 pages)
Cover art : David C. Verba
Illustrations : None
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Edited by S. T. Joshi, David E. Schultz, and Rusty Burke






























 
Contents
"Introduction" by The Editors
"A Note on This Edition"
Abbreviations
1930
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. July 1, 1930,
"I am indeed highly honored to have received . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. August 1930,
"Let me first thank you for the opportunity . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. September 1930,
"I envy you your sojourn to Quebec."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. September 1930,
"I am very glad that you enjoyed your visit . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. October 1930,
"It is with greatest delight that I learn . . ."
Includes
"Reuben’s Brethren" (poem)
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. December 1930,
"As always, your letter proved highly . . ."
Includes
"A Dream"
1931
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. January 1931,
"As always I found your recent letter . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. January 1931,
"This is rather a belated letter thanking you . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. February 1931,
"I highly appreciate your intention for me . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. February 1931,
"I'm writing this letter only some two hundred . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. June 1931,
"I didn't take much of a trip after all."
Includes
"The Grim Land" (poem)
To H.P. Lovecraft, July 14, 1931,
"Just a line to congratulate you on . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. August 1931,
"You must indeed have had a delightful journey . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. October 1931,
"Thanks for the post-card views."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. October 1931,
"I intended to answer your very interesting letter sooner . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. October 1931,
"Many thanks for the opportunity . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, December 9, 1931,
"I would have answered your letter long ago . . ."
Includes
"Arkham" (poem)
1932
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. January 1932,
"Yes, I enjoyed the postcards very much."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. February 1932,
"This isn't to flaunt my homely countenance, . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, March 2, 1932,
"I'm finally getting around to replying to your letter . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. April 1932,
"At last I've gotten around to answering your most . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, May 24, 1932,
"Glad you liked the Oriental story, . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, July 13, 1932,
"It is with the utmost humiliation that I begin this letter."
To H.P. Lovecraft, August 9, 1932,
"I am very sorry to hear of your recent bereavement."
To H.P. Lovecraft, September 22, 1932,
"I read, as always, your comments on . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. October 1932,
"I hope you decide to collaborate on the proposed . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, November 2, 1932,
"I want to begin this letter by an apology."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. November 1932,
"Here's a clipping that might be of some interest, . . ."
To H.P. Lovecraft, ca. December 1932,
"Having read your latest letter with the greatest interest . . ."