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End of the Story (Reprint) (Paperback) (Clark Ashton Smith)

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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. LovecraftClark Ashton Smith, considered one of the greatest contributors to seminal pulp magazines such asWeird 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.The End of the Story is the first 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 Abominations of Yondo” (1925) to A Voyage to Sfanomoë” (1930) and an introduction by Ramsey Campbell.
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 asWeird 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.

The End of the Story is the first 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 Abominations of Yondo? (1925) to A Voyage to Sfanomoë? (1930) and an introduction by Ramsey Campbell.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 284
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Short Stories
Series Title: The Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Author: Clark Ashton Smith
Language: English
Street Date: September 8, 2015
TCIN: 46761593
UPC: 9781597808361
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-7400
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