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AVEROIGNE by CLARK ASHTON SMITH

$10.00 USD

THIS IS A PRE-ORDER. COPIES WILL SHIP IN JULY

Trade paperback 200 pp - $10
Cover artwork by Clark Filio

"No other world [of Smith's] feels so bound to actual human endeavors, to the concrete ruins of landscape and lore, to humanity groping toward a sense of itself. What Averoigne offers us is an affective history, a surrender of the imagination not to history’s facts, but to its ambience, its desires."
- Kit Schlüter

"Clark Ashton Smith, the Star Treader, plunges into the most fecund and tenebrous depths of our hearts and returns with unsettling lore."
- Enzio de Kiipt

Finally collected in a signature single standalone edition, Clark Ashton Smith's Averoigne is a testament of temptation and transcendence: corrupt sellswords, vengeful sorceresses, and time-warping dissident priests all play a part in these tales set in the louche groves of Smith's decadent imagination.

Printed in the style of the erstwhile Ballantine Books Adult Fantasy Series, Averoigne concludes the iconic five-book cycle begun by editor Lin Carter in 1970 and left unfinished until now.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Averoigne
Clark Ashton Smith

Edited by M. E. Anzuoni and Enzio de Kiipt

Foreword by Kit Schlüter

Averoigne

The End of the Story
The Holiness of Azédarac
The Disinterment of Venus
The Mother of Toads
The Beast of Averoigne
The Colossus of Ylourgne
The Enchantress of Sylaire
The Maker of Gargoyles

The Mandrakes
The Satyr

A Rendezvous in Averoigne

Afterword by Enzio de Kiipt