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A Vintage from Atlantis - (Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith) by Clark Ashton Smith (Paperback)

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  • Back in print in new trade paperback editions, the third of five volumes collecting the complete stories of renowned "weird fiction" author Clark Ashton Smith.
  • About the Author: Clark Ashton Smith was a self-educated poet and author best remembered for his short stories of fantasy, horror, and the supernatural published in genre pulp magazines such as Wonder Stories and Weird Tales in the late 1920s and 1930s.
  • 352 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Fantasy
  • Series Name: Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith

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"Back in print in new trade paperback editions, the third of five volumes collecting the complete stories of renowned "weird fiction" author Clark Ashton Smith. He is considered one of the greatest contributors to seminal pulp magazines such as Weird Tales, helped define and shape "weird fiction" in the early twentieth century, alongside contemporaries H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, drawing upon his background in poetry to convey an unparalleled richness of imagination and expression in his stories of the bizarre and fantastical. The Collected Fantasies series presents all of Smith's fiction chronologically. Authorized by the author's estate and endorsed by Arkham House, the stories in this series are accompanied by detailed background notes from editors Scott Connors and Ron Hilger, who in preparation for this collection meticulously compared original manuscripts, various typescripts, published editions, and Smith's own notes and letters. Their efforts have resulted in the most definitive and complete collection of the author's work to date. A Vintage from Atlantis is the third of five volumes collecting all of Clark Ashton Smith's tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. It includes all of his stories from "The Holiness of Azedarac" (1931) to "The God of the Asteroid" (1932), as well as an introduction by Michael Dirda"--



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Back in print in new trade paperback editions, the third of five volumes collecting the complete stories of renowned "weird fiction" author Clark Ashton Smith.

"None strikes the note of cosmic horror as well as Clark Ashton Smith. In sheer daemonic strangeness and fertility of conception, Smith is perhaps unexcelled by any other writer." --H. P. Lovecraft

Clark Ashton Smith, considered one of the greatest contributors to seminal pulp magazines such as Weird Tales, helped define and shape "weird fiction" in the early twentieth century, alongside contemporaries H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, drawing upon his background in poetry to convey an unparalleled richness of imagination and expression in his stories of the bizarre and fantastical.

The Collected Fantasies series presents all of Smith's fiction chronologically. Authorized by the author's estate and endorsed by Arkham House, the stories in this series are accompanied by detailed background notes from editors Scott Connors and Ron Hilger, who in preparation for this collection meticulously compared original manuscripts, various typescripts, published editions, and Smith's own notes and letters. Their efforts have resulted in the most definitive and complete collection of the author's work to date.

A Vintage from Atlantis is the third of five volumes collecting all of Clark Ashton Smith's tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. It includes all of his stories from "The Holiness of Azédarac" (1931) to "The God of the Asteroid" (1932), as well as an introduction by Michael Dirda.

Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fantasy (grimdark, sword and sorcery, contemporary urban fantasy, steampunk, alternative history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.



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"Essential reading for horror fans and a welcome revival of an often overlooked gothic master."
--Booklist



About the Author



Clark Ashton Smith was a self-educated poet and author best remembered for his short stories of fantasy, horror, and the supernatural published in genre pulp magazines such as Wonder Stories and Weird Tales in the late 1920s and 1930s. Smith died in 1961 in California.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 5.9 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Fantasy
Series Title: Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Clark Ashton Smith
Language: English
Street Date: May 24, 2016
TCIN: 51134017
UPC: 9781597808514
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-3244
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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