Nameless Cults

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  • The name is due to an effort of Lovecraft's to come up with a German translation of Nameless Cults.
  • Nameless Cults is obviously real to the characters as it is on show on Conrad's bookshelf.
  • He is mainly remembered as the author of the Unaussprechlichen Kulten (Nameless Cults or The Black Book), which was published shortly before his death.
  • Initially the group discusses anthropology but begin to talk about Conrad's collection of books, which includes a copy of Von Junzt's Nameless Cults.
  • The narrator ends with the belief that the words of the Nameless Cults are real and not "the ravings of a madman" as he had at first.
  • This brings Clemants to discuss the Cult of Bran, mentioned in Nameless Cults and by his former University roommate in his sleep.
  • Unaussprechlichen Kulten (also known as Nameless Cults or the Black Book) is a fictional work of arcane literature in the Cthulhu Mythos.
  • The story opens with an unnamed narrator being gripped with curiosity by a brief reference to the Black Stone in the book Nameless Cults, aka The Black Book, by Friedrich von Junzt.
  • Howard originally called the book Nameless Cults, but Lovecraft and Derleth gave it the German title which can translate to either Unspeakable Cults or Unpronounceable Cults (both meaning of the word are in common usage).
  • The publishing company specialized in printing obscure works, most notably Nameless Cults (1909) by Friedrich von Junzt and a translation of Revelations of Hali (1913) by the medium E. S. Bayrolles.