Apr 07, Tim Pendry rated it liked it Shelves: twentieth-century , north-american , horror , literature-general , dark-fantasy. One of Clark Ashton Smith's less inspired Averoigne stories that were published in Weird Tales in the s indeed up to This one is from and is not bad as such, just workmanlike and rather obvious in its denouement. The Averoigne stories are generally more successful when they contrast pagan sensibilities with Christian ones than they are when they simply put standard pulp horror tales into pseudo-medieval settings. The key to the pleasure of these stories is enchantment rather than One of Clark Ashton Smith's less inspired Averoigne stories that were published in Weird Tales in the s indeed up to The key to the pleasure of these stories is enchantment rather than horror.
I had heard about the author from a youtube channel called the Arkham Reporter. I must say that the stories are decent and fit into the realms the author is talking about. If anything I would say if you like weird fiction such as Lovecraft you would like this book. Oct 01, Tamara! Old fashioned gothic fiction. Figured since it's nearing Samhain, better get some atmospheric reading in. This collection fit the bill in a descriptive and sometimes quite bizarre way. The 'old fashioned' writing was perfect for an afternoon of lazing on the couch and enjoying the diverse story telling.
Some stories were more liked than others, typical of a compilation, but they all had something to keep me reading away and were diverse enough that there was no confusion as to what story was bei Old fashioned gothic fiction.
Some stories were more liked than others, typical of a compilation, but they all had something to keep me reading away and were diverse enough that there was no confusion as to what story was being told. Finding out that C. The forward was very informative and now has me looking into other works as well.
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About Clark Ashton Smith. Clark Ashton Smith. Clark Ashton Smith was a poet, sculptor, painter and author of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories. It is for these stories, and his literary friendship with H. Published on. Original pages. Best For. Web, Tablet. Content Protection.
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