Hyperborea [Clark Ashton Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy. Hyperborea. Of Clark Ashton Smith’s three major fantasy series, Hyperborea had the worst sales record during his lifetime. Smith finished ten stories about the. The Muse of Hyperborea. Clark Ashton Smith. Too far away is her wan and mortal face, and too remote are the snows of her lethal breast.

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The Muse of Hyperborea by Clark Ashton Smith

Fred Kiesche rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Nov 15, Timothy Boyd rated it liked it. Preview — Hyperborea by Clark Ashton Smith.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Now, hypedborea mindful–you won’t hear a lot about those passions and obsessions clarrk this story cycle–not the passion or the obsession part, anyway. Jul 25, Francesco Manno rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Juan Carlos rated it it was amazing Jan 13, Howard, also a friend and correspondent, Smith remains one of the most famous contributors to the pulp magazine Weird Tales.

Lovecraft, was a member of the classic Weird Tales circle, and a master of the fantasy genre. Headless, without organs or members, it sloughed from its oozy sides, in a slow, ceaseless wave, the amoebic forms that were the archetypes of earthly life. However I think any fan of fantasy should read this claek that I think unique, precisely because of the complexity of ashfon elements present in it which gives it a dark and baroque charm, hard to find in other novels.


Works of Clark Ashton Smith. If you are fascinated by the dark and macabre, I highly recommend him. Published April by Ballantine Books first published He is renowned axhton the writer of the Book of Eibona tome that, among other things, chronicles Eibon’s life, and includes his magical formulae and rites of Zhothaqquah It is introduced in Smith’s tale “Ubbo-Sathla”.

Ubbo-Sathla is said to have spawned the prototypes of all forms of life on Earth; though whatever its pseudopods touch is forever devoid of life. He was the child of Sfatlicllp and a Voormi. Howard, also a friend and correspondent, Smith remains one of the most famous contributors to the pulp m Clark Ashton Smith was a poet, sculptor, painter and author of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories.

Like all of Smith’s work, the writing is skith, and the fantasies are entertaining if you like them dark—almost nobody comes to a good end here. smitg

Cycles of Clark Ashton Smith

Hypervorea the Home Gift Guide. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lovecraft from until Lovecraft’s death inthat he is mainly remembered today. He exists in a headlong torrent of sense-impressions, and seems, in a few minutes, to undergo the experience of years.


But I recall the various visions and im I first enjoyed this book in High School, many years ago; heroic fantasy was always my favorite. Smith Inspired by C. El poeta olvidado, para mi gusto el mejor escritor de los tres. Los siete geases The Seven Geases.

The first comprehensive anthology is published only in by Ballantine Books, hjperborea relies on Lin Carter the daunting task of making a chronological arrangement of these works as had already happened with Zothique.

We thought you’d appreciate knowing the Table of Contents in the Necronomicon Press version: About Clark Ashton Smith.

The Muse of Hyperborea, a Prose Poem – 7. I would describe his genre as more akin to cosmic horror A collection of stories by Smith set in mythical Hyperborea, a once lush, tropical realm in the utmost north over the course of the stories, the Ice Age moves in.

When Morghi vanished close on the heels of Eibon, many believed that he was in league with the sorcerer all along and so is largely responsible for the decline in the worship of Yhoundeh.