The Enchanted Wood (H. P. Lovecraft)

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The Enchanted Woods is a fictional place in H. P. Lovecraft's Dream Cycle, in the The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath novella. Its main inhabitants are the zoogs. Located in the Dreamlands, it contains a unique, haunted tree whose seed originally came from the moon.[1] This tree's sap can be fermented to create a potent drink. A stone trapdoor in these woods leads to the top of the Tower of Koth and from there into the kingdom of the Gugs in the Underworld. However, because of a curse of the Great Ones, no Gug may exit through this portal.


  1. ^ Joshi, Schultz, S.T & D.E (2004). A HP Lovecraft Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press. ISBN 097487891X. 

External links[edit]

“The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath" [1]”.