Re: Which of Lovecrafts "Tales" to read?
My personal favourite on the list is 'The Shadow over Innsmouth'. The BBC recently did an audio of it with Richard Coyle that was a very good reading.
"Does the cold of deep space make your nipples go pointy Bowie? Do you use your pointy nipples as telescopic antennae to transmit data back to Earth? I bet you do, you freaky old bastard you"