Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lovecraftian Thing A Day No.30: Nightgaunt! Nightgaunt!

I received this Nightgaunt statuette as a gift some years ago. Nightgaunts have always been one of my favourite of Lovecraft's creations which, thinking about it, is a little odd: they are, after all, also one of the more conventional beasts of the Cthulhu mythos in their resemblance to the traditional devils of Christian iconography (horned, bat-winged and barbed of tail). What distinguishes them, of course, is their hideous facelessness...

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