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 Book of Hyperborea by Clark Ashton Smith

Abraham rated it smitu it Nov 07, 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. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

It is full of thieves, sorcerors, warriors, and hyyperborea gods and monsters. He was somewhat influenced by H P Lovecraft and vice versa, although Clark Ashton Smith created his old gods and supernatural horror with more humor and irony than Lovecraft. Smith was certainly a “wordsmith” no pun inte “I, Satampra Zeiros of Uzuldaroum, shall write with my left hand, since I have no longer any other, the tale of everything that befell Tirouv Ompallios and myself in the the shrine of the god Tsathoggua, which lies neglected by the worship of man in the jungle-taken suburbs of Commoriom, that long deserted capital of the Hyperborean rulers.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In general, they are complex life forms, but the majority of them are simple-minded, acting on impulse. But I shall leave it to the master himself to elucidate the heady experience of his wildly iridescent prose.

Evagh el hechicero es hecho prisionero en la ciudadela flotante de Rlim Shaikorth. Aug 22, Shane rated it liked it Shelves: In its colossal ice-citadel, the White Worm prowls the seas, blasting ships and inhabited land masses with extreme cold.


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Write a customer review. Published June 13th by Panther Books Limited first published Howard and their works. Aug 21, Arisawe Hampton rated it really liked it. Kristian rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Although one tale is merely an unfinished fragment, what little it does in those 3 pages is enough to get your cheeks wet.

Es entonces, ante tal dificultad, cuando son convocados por Vulthoom a visitar Ravormos, el submundo de Marte. S Art from Books. Los siete geases The Seven Geases.

Her speech is not of good or evil, nor of anything that is desired or conceived or believed by the termites of earth; and the air she breathes, and the lands wherein she roams, would blast like the utter cold of sidereal space; and her eyes would blind the vision of men like suns; and her kiss, if one should ever attain it, would wither and slay like the kiss of lightning.

Lovecraft y Robert E. Jan 22, Michael Neel rated it it was amazing.

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Nov 15, Timothy Boyd rated it liked it. Bob Mycroft rated it it was amazing Oct 14, To see snith your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The Eiglophian mountains cross the middle of the Hyperborean continent, with one range stretching to the south and another to the east.

Alexey rated it liked it Jan 06, Like some random dungeons and dragon campaign. It is a horrid, dark gray protean mass and is said to be the ultimate source of all miscreation and abomination.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Also, many of these have been excellently hypperborea at the dearly missed Double Shadow podcast.

Kristeen rated it really liked it Sep 18, He is renowned as 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”. I first enjoyed this book in High School, many years ago; heroic fantasy was always my favorite.

Clashton rated it it was amazing Aug 10, Steve rated it really liked it Jul 25, She approaches him and he tries to take her gets struck dumb, marries a hillwoman that he thinks is the Sybil.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. These are beings of featured monstrous, from the most disparate planets in the universe, which often enjoy to claim victims among humans. Editor Will Murray provides a very fine Introduction with background on Smith’s stories as his work developed and grew over hperborea year period.

It used to be a fertile place, but was later overtaken by glaciers. El piloto de crucero estelar Bob Haines y el escritor Xlark Septimus Chanler llevan tiempo en Marte, sin posibilidad de encontrar nada mejor. The being may also dwell in Mount Voormithadreth and may have spawned another of its residents, the being Abhoth, whose form and nature is very similar.

Oct 06, Kristian rated it it was amazing. Hyperborea is Smith’s doomed prehistoric kingdom, a place where the advancing ice age is a backdrop for self-aggrandizing thieves, heroic executioners, and poor, doomed cursed warriors. Cool idea but I would have burnt the body after the 2nd time.

Although several of these stories share characters, there’s not really very much progression to their story–they don’t evolve, they don’t grow, they don’t follow much of an heroic or anti-heroic arc. The creatures in In my review of The End of the StoryI mentioned how someone as varied as Smith is best anthologized with an eye to keeping a theme. My favorite stories in the book all belonged to the Hyperborea A tough book to review.

The Averoigne stories are based in a relatively mundane for Smith province in medieval France This backdrop provides a platform for Smith to explore several ‘non-fantastic’ areas that the rest of his work does not Many all to human junxpositions are exploded uniquely in this cycle, such as: Feb 04, Zantaeus Glom rated it really liked it.

The series of stories fits comfortably in alongside Robert E.