Back in print in new exchange paperback variants, the fourth of 5 volumes amassing the full tales of popular “weird fiction” writer Clark Ashton Smith.
“None moves the word of cosmic horror in addition to Clark Ashton Smith. In sheer daemonic strangeness and fertility of belief, Smith is likely to be unexcelled by way of the other writer.” —H. P. Lovecraft
Clark Ashton Smith, one in all the best individuals to seminal pulp magazines reminiscent of Weird Tales, helped outline and form “weird fiction” within the early 20th century, along contemporaries H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, drawing upon his heritage in poetry to express an exceptional richness of mind's eye and expression in his tales of the unusual and fantastical.
The gathered Fantasies sequence offers all of Smith’s fiction chronologically. approved by means of the author’s property and counseled via Arkham residence, the tales during this sequence are followed via distinctive history notes from editors Scott Connors and Ron Hilger, who in coaching for this assortment meticulously in comparison unique manuscripts, a variety of typescripts, released variants, and Smith’s personal notes and letters. Their efforts have ended in the main definitive and whole selection of the author’s paintings to date.
The Maze of the Enchanter is the fourth of 5 volumes accumulating all of Clark Ashton Smith’s stories of fable, horror, and technology fiction. It comprises all of his tales from "The Mandrakes" (1932) to "The Flower-Women" (1933), and an creation via Gahan Wilson.
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