Horror Short Story Collection: The Return of the Sorcerer

Horror Short Stories

You’ve no doubt heard about the triumvirate of H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard and Clark Ashton Smith. And you’ve probably read at least a little of Lovecraft and Howard . . . but have you been introduced to Smith?

The Return of the Sorcerer: The Best of Clark Ashton Smith edited by Robert Weinberg surveys the best dark fantasy and horror short stories of Mr. Smith. It would serve as a great introduction to the author and provide the horror lover with many hours of entertaining reading.

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The Return of the Sorcerer: The Best of Clark Ashton Smith is a horror short story collection featuring the work of Clark Ashton Smith

The Return of the Sorcerer: The Best of Clark Ashton Smith

Author: Smith, Clark Ashton
Editor: Robert Weinberg
Cover Art: Peter Bergting
Format: Trade Paperback
Type: Horror Anthology
Page Count: 448pp.
Pub. Date: September 15, 2009
Publisher: Prime Books

Edited by life-long Smith fan and weird fiction expert, Robert Weinberg, and with an introduction by acclaimed author Gene Wolfe, The Return of the Sorcerer: The Best of Clark Ashton Smith offers both readers and scholars a definitive collection of short fiction and short novels, by an overlooked master of fantasy, horror and science fiction.

Clark Ashton Smith, along with Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft, was considered one of the three great authors who wrote for Weird Tales in the 1930s.

This collection reprints eighteen of Smith’s best stories for that magazine and other publications of the period.

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Table of Contents:

  • Introduction by Gene Wolfe
  • The Return of the Sorcerer
  • The City of the Singing Flame
  • The Vaults of Yoh-Vombis
  • The Double Shadow
  • The Monster of the Prophecy
  • The Hunters from Beyond
  • The Isle of the Torturers
  • A Night in Malneant
  • The Chain of Aforgomon
  • The Dark Eidolon
  • The Seven Geases
  • The Holiness of Azedarac
  • The Beast of Averoigne
  • The Empire of the Necromancers
  • The Disinterment of Venus
  • The Devotee of Evil
  • The Enchantress of Sylaire
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