Howard Philips Lovecraft (1890 – 1937) was an American writer world-famous for his horror fiction works. "The Book" is a story of a guy, who found a worm-riddled book on the coast of the oily black river. There was a list of things to say and do, which the narrator describes as bad and forbidden. It was like an instruction to some gateways of which mystics have always dreamed about. The guy took the book away and it seemed to him, he was followed by someone along the road. His life changed significantly since then, he couldn't understand anymore what year it was or who was in his house. Dogs started to avoid him as he always was followed by some shadows. He crossed plenty of gateways and travelled other worlds a lot. What adventures did he have? You are going to recognize soon. Read this doom gloomy tale if you are a fan of horror fiction and fantasy genres.