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Introduction: The Horns of Elfland, essay by Lin Carter
The Hoard of the Gibbelins, short story by Lord Dunsany
The Doom That Came to Sarnath, short story by H. P. Lovecraft
Black Lotus, short story by Robert Bloch
The Gods of Earth, short story by Gary Myers
The City of Philosophers, short story by Richard Garnett
Some Ladies and Jurgen, short story by James Branch Cab
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Hardcover, 269 pages
Published by Doubleday Books
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Jan 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Carter operates in the void space around his own (cancelled) Ballantine Adult Fantasy series. That he 'just so happens' to have uncollected works in that space shows either cynical foresight or material slated for that series that never saw the light of day. Either way, this contains interesting selections, even excerpting from larger works, and this is more curation of material than is usually evident.

Unfortunately the strong themes of Ballantine are not evident. Works are clustered into vario
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Another great anthology by Lin Carter.
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Linwood Vrooman Carter was an American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor and critic. He usually wrote as Lin Carter; known pseudonyms include H. P. Lowcraft (for an H. P. Lovecraft parody) and Grail Undwin.

Carter had a marked tendency toward self-promotion in his work, frequently citing his own writings in his nonfiction to illustrate points and almost always including at
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