Thursday, June 18, 2009

A Lonely Man

Lovecraft is sometimes thought of as having been a lonely man. He made my life far less lonely, not only during the brief half year of our correspondence but during the twenty years after.
-- Fritz Leiber, "My Correspondence with Lovecraft," Fresco 8, No. 3 (Spring, 1958)

2 comments:

  1. Reserved != lonely

    Ask any Brit. ;)

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  2. Lonely

    Paranoid

    Xenophobic

    On the other hand, his wife referred to him as "...a perfectly adequate lover..."

    In the 20's and 30's that was like your chick telling people "your pimp hand is strong".

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