Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos

Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos by Clark Ashton Smith

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When H.P. Lovecraft first introduced his macabre universe in the pages of Weird Tales magazine, the response was electrifying. Gifted writers — among them his closest peers — added sinister new elements to the fear-drenched landscape. Here are some of the most famous original stories from the pulp era that played a pivotal role in reflecting the master’s dark vision.

FANE OF THE BLACK PHARAOH by Robert Bloch: A man obsessed with unearthing dark secrets succumbs to the lure of the forbidden.

BELLS OF HORROR by Henry Kuttner: Infernal chimes ring the promise of dementia and mutilation.

THE FIRE OF ASSURBANIPAL by Robert E. Howard: In the burning Afghan desert, a young American unleashes an ancient curse.

THE ABYSS by Robert A. W. Lowndes: A hypnotized man finds himself in an alternate universe, trapped on a high wire between life and death.

AND SIXTEEN MORE TALES OF ICY TERROR



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Clark Ashton Smith

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Clark Ashton Smith (English Clark Ashton Smith , January 13, 1893, California - August 14, 1961) - American poet and writer, artist, sculptor. Mostly known for his stories in the genre of science fiction and fantasy. Father - Timeus Smith, originally from England, settled in Long Valley and married Fanny Gaylard, the daughter of wealthy Californian farmers. He did not receive a regular education - he read Britannica and Webster`s Dictionary. Later he mastered French and Spanish. At the age of 13 he began to write poetry. In 1910 he began to print and write the first stories. In 1912 he met Sterling, in the fall the first collection of Ashton`s poems, THE STAR TREADER AND OTHER POEMS, was published. Clark Ashton Smith aged 19 1922 Ebony and Crystal (compilation) 1925 Sandlewood (compilation) 1923 Hashish eater (compilation) 1929/37 - his classic period - he actively writes short stories for many magazines (including Hugo Gernsback) and publishes everything about 100 stories....

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Clark Ashton Smith (English Clark Ashton Smith , January 13, 1893, California - August 14, 1961) - American poet and writer, artist, sculptor. Mostly known for his stories in the genre of science fiction and fantasy. Father - Timeus Smith, originally from England, settled in Long Valley and married Fanny Gaylard, the daughter of wealthy Californian farmers. He did not receive a regular education - he read Britannica and Webster`s Dictionary. Later he mastered French and Spanish. At the age of 13 he began to write poetry. In 1910 he began to print and write the first stories. In 1912 he met Sterling, in the fall the first collection of Ashton`s poems, THE STAR TREADER AND OTHER POEMS, was published. Clark Ashton Smith aged 19 1922 Ebony and Crystal (compilation) 1925 Sandlewood (compilation) 1923 Hashish eater (compilation) 1929/37 - his classic period - he actively writes short stories for many magazines (including Hugo Gernsback) and publishes everything about 100 stories. 1934 Ashton is appointed one of its executive directors in the Guernsbeck-formed Sai Fi League. 1935 mother died 1936 Robert Howard died 1937 HF Lovecard died 1937 father died In 1961, Clark Ashton Smith dies of tuberculosis.