The Utgarda Trilogy is strongly influenced by what is known as cosmic, or Lovecraftian, horror. The genre, created by H.P. Lovecraft and others, is a style the deals with the unknown, as opposed to traditional horror traditions, which concerned themselves with things contrary to man, god, or the natural order of things. Most of the traditional horror themes had folklore and/or religious origins, whereas cosmic horror saw mankind and insignificant in an uncaring universe.
I have described The Old Man’s Request and the Utgarda Trilogy as “pulp adventure set in the 1920’s.” What exactly does this mean?
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