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Language  English
Media type  Print (Hardback)
Originally published  1960
Publisher  Arkham House
Genres  Fantasy, Horror fiction
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Publication date  1960
Pages  227 pp
Author  Clark Ashton Smith
Country  United States of America
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Cover artists  Ronald Clyne, Wynn Bullock
Similar  Clark Ashton Smith books, Short Stories

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The Abominations of Yondo is a collection of fantasy, horror and science fiction short stories by author Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 1960 and was the author's fourth collection of stories published by Arkham House. It was released in an edition of 2,005 copies. The stories were mostly written between 1930 and 1935.

Contents

The collection contains stories from Smith's major story cycles of Hyperborea, Poseidonis, Averoigne and Zothique.

The title story is told by a man who has been released from being tortured by the priests of the lion-headed god Ong, and who tries to make his way to safety through the desert of Yondo, but is so perturbed by the horrors he encounters that he flees back to the realm of the torturers.

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Contents

The Abominations of Yondo contains the following tales:

  1. "The Abominations of Yondo"
  2. "The White Sybil"
  3. "The Ice-Demon"
  4. "The Voyage of King Euvoran"
  5. "The Witchcraft of Ulua"
  6. "The Master of the Crabs"
  7. "A Vintage from Atlantis"
  8. "The Enchantress of Sylaire"
  9. "The Dweller in the Gulf"
  10. "The Dark Age"
  11. "The Devotee of Evil"
  12. "The Nameless Offspring"
  13. "The Epiphany of Death"
  14. "The Third Episode of Vathek" with William Beckford
  15. "Chinoiserie"
  16. "The Mirror in the Hall of Ebony"
  17. "The Passing of Aphrodite"

Reprints

  • Jersey, UK: Neville Spearman, 1972.
  • St. Albans, UK: Panther, 1974.
  • References

    The Abominations of Yondo Wikipedia


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