Lost Worlds, by Smith, Clark A.
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- ISBN: 9780803293519 | 0803293518
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/1/2006
From the Bison Frontiers of Imagination series Read an excerpt An artist, poet, and prolific contributor toWeird Tales, Clark Ashton Smith (18931967) is an influential figure in the history of pulp fiction. A close correspondent and collaborator with H. P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, Smith was widely celebrated as a master by his contemporaries. Back in print for the first time since 1971,Lost Worldsbrings together twenty-three of Smith's classic stories, all of which were originally published inWeird Tales. Rather than center his works on heroes, Smith created fantastical worlds around which he built cycles of stories. Included here are tales from the realms of Averoigne, Zothique, Hyperborea, and others. Told in lush poetic prose, these haunting stories bring to life dark, dreamlike realms full of gothic monsters and mortals. Jeff VanderMeer provides an introduction for this Bison Books edition. Jeff VanderMeer is a two-time World Fantasy Award winner whose books of fiction and edited anthologies have been finalists for the Philip K. Dick Award and the International Horror Guild Award. Also available by Clark Ashton Smith: Out of Space and Time Also of interest: Robert E. Howard books