H. P. Lovecraft ghostwriting as Harry Houdini.

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Postby Joe Pecore » 06/18/10 07:27 AM

While reading through an anthology of H.P. Lovecraft stories, I found out that he wrote a story for Houdini in "Weird Tales" magazine (May/June/July, 1924)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Under_the_Pyramids

You can read it by following the link in here:
http://www.yankeeclassic.com/miskatonic ... htm#050607
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 06/18/10 08:02 AM

It seems Houdini did travel and not sure what returned from under the pyramids. Kind of explains his fussing about the afterlife if he was trying to bring something much bigger up into the waking world. Bandages, chains, crates.etc, perhaps they were practice runs for a larger work of escape?
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