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Oh my gosh this story is scary as hell. Very creepy, makes my skin crawl, and it takes a lot for that to happen. Literally while I was reading it I was checking to make sure a spider wasn't crawling up my arm or on my head. Although I've read a lot of Weird Tales authors, this is the first story I've tackled by Smith. I'll definitely read more of his work. I love the writing style, it's very "Lovecraft," the horror at the end is like an added bonus, what really makes the story work is it's ...more
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. P. Lovecraft from 1922 until Lovecraft's death in 1937, that he is mainly remembered today. With Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard, also a friend and correspondent, Smith remains one of the most famous contributors to the pulp ...moreMore about Clark Ashton Smith...