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2006-04-17 07:09:21

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sebastian Junger's new book begins with a family album snapshot of the best-selling author of "The Perfect Storm" sitting on his mother's lap as a baby. In the background are two workers posing with them after renovating the family home. One of them is a handsome young man who became known as the Boston Strangler. The image prompted Junger to write "A Death in Belmont." "I decided to find out more," Junger said in an interview about his book, which...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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