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The Maker of Gargoyles

(The Averoigne Chronicles #4)

3.68  ·  Rating details ·  28 ratings  ·  3 reviews

This fine collection of Clark Ashton Smith's work reprints eight of his classic fantasies, including two set in Hyperborea.

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Published September 20th 2004 by Wildside Press (first published 2004)
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Michael Sorbello
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What happens when the work of an artist gains a mind of its own and begins a murderous rampage? A simple premise, yet very well presented and executed.
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A sculptor's macabre creations come to life and terrorize the local town. ...more
Emily
His work reminds me (and many others, apparently) of H. P. Lovecraft, but Smith is the better writer, in my opinion. But alas, Lovecraft will always be my favorite of the two. For the mention of giant penguins, for example.
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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 m ...more

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