Wow, Lovecraft is great! I do like a classic and well told story from time to time. The stories from the Cthulhu myth are in between several genres, but they definitely struck a chord with me. Some were "okay", most were "great" and a few passages were extraordinarily amazing.
I was more afraid than I could explain, but not enough to dull my thirst for wonder.
My favorite stories probably were The Picture in the House, The Call of Cthulhu, The Whisperer in Darkness and The Shadow over Innsmouth.
PS: There are plenty of editions. I quite liked mine, here it is