The Guardian newspaper has an obituary on the death of Basil Copper, the British author of the Lovecraftian mythos novel The Great White Space (1974) and much else. This novel seems regarded by some as a favorite of early Derleth-era mythos fiction and which was republished a few weeks ago as an official budget-price Kindle ebook (warning: plot spoilers early in the blurb) from Valencourt Books. If you can find them, key recent books on Basil Copper are: the bio-bibliography Basil Copper: a life in books (2008) published as a 300-copy limited edition; and a fine two-volume collection Darkness, Mist & Shadow: the collected macabre tales of Basil Copper (2010) which is now out-of-print.

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