...are actually incredibly awesome! It's a surprisingly good read, with high-level language and a really interesting, darker treatment of mythology and magic than you normally get with fantasy, especially the stuff of this era. You can definitely tell he was a friend and colleague of H.P. Lovecraft!
The best part is that it's a collection of short stories, so you can pick it up, read one or two, then put it down and not worry too much about forgetting important plot points or getting completely lost in it for a week while you get through all 850 pages.
I've been meaning to pick up a collection of the short stories. I love low fantasy