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    • The End of the Story

    • Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Book 1
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper, Allan Robertson, Joe Knezevich, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Published in chronological order, with extensive story and bibliographic notes, this series not only provides access to stories that have been out of print for years, but gives them a historical and social context. Series editors Scott Conners and Ronald S. Hilger excavated the still-existing manuscripts, letters and various published versions of the stories, creating a definitive "preferred text" for Smith's entire body of work.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • If you love craft. Then this is for you!

    • By josh on 02-02-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Door to Saturn

    • Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Book 2
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: William Neenan, Joe Knezevich, Bernard Setaro Clark, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Published in chronological order, with extensive story and bibliographic notes, this series not only provides access to stories that have been out of print for years, but gives them a historical and social context. Series editors Scott Conners and Ronald S. Hilger excavated the still-existing manuscripts, letters and various published versions of the stories, creating a definitive "preferred text" for Smith's entire body of work. This second volume of the series brings together 20 of his fantasy stories.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great cosmic horror and sci-fi

    • By scott on 01-22-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Maze of the Enchanter

    • Volume Four of the Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith, Scott Connors (editor), Ron Hilger (editor)
    • Narrated by: Gregory St. John, Bernard Setaro Clark, Chris Kayser, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    This series presents Clark Ashton Smith's fiction chronologically, based on composition rather than publication. Editors Scott Connors and Ron Hilger have compared original manuscripts, various typescripts, published editions, and Smith's notes and letters in order to prepare a definitive set of texts. The Maze of the Enchanter includes, in chronological order, all of his stories from The Mandrakes (February, 1933) to The Flower-Women (May, 1935). This volume also features an introduction and extensive notes on each story.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Vintage from Atlantis

    • Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, Book 3
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper, Daniel May, Joe Knezevich, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Published in chronological order, with extensive story and bibliographic notes, this series not only provides access to stories that have been out of print for years, but gives them a historical and social context. Series editors Scott Conners and Ronald S. Hilger excavated the still-existing manuscripts, letters and various published versions of the stories, creating a definitive "preferred text" for Smith's entire body of work. This third volume of the series brings together 21 of his fantasy stories.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Last Hieroglyph

    • Volume Five of the Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Chris Kayser, Gregory St. John, William Neenan, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    The Last Hieroglyph is the fifth of the five-volume Collected Fantasies series. Editors Scott Connors and Ron Hilger have compared original manuscripts, various typescripts, published editions, and Smith's notes and letters, in order to prepare a definitive set of texts. The Last Hieroglyph includes, in chronological order, all of Clark Ashton Smith's stories from "The Dark Age" to "The Dart of Rasasfa".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!

    • By Ipad2 on 07-18-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • HorrorBabble's Classic Horror: Volume 3

    • By: Robert Bloch, Robert Louis Stevenson, Charles Henry Mackintosh, and others
    • Narrated by: Ian Gordon, Jennifer Gill
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    Another 10 extraordinary tales of terror, penned by the prolific horror masters of old.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Charnel God

    • Zothique Series
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Reg Green
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Zothique is Earth's last continent in the very distant future when the sun has grown dim, the world has grown old, and the remorseless seas have overwhelmed all other continents. The sciences have been forgotten as the shadowy arts of sorcery and magic have been reborn. The result: a dark world of mystery in which luxurious kings and wandering heroes venture across dim landscapes, pitting their strength and wisdom against powerful wizards, necromancers, and alien gods.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you only get one Clark Ashton Smith, get this!

    • By Maliboo on 06-09-13

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Anthology of Science Fiction, the Surreal, and the Other-Worldly (Dramatization)

    • By: Clark Ashton Smith, C.L. Moore, Troy Cardines, and others
    • Narrated by: Third Ear Radio Theater
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 10

    Over four hours of strange and chilling tales of horror, science fiction, fantasy, and the surreal, including the classics Master of the Crabs by Clark Ashton Smith and Black God's Kiss by C.L. Moore. A unique blend of short stories for fans of all audio genres!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed bag

    • By Andrew on 03-26-03

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The Weaver in the Vault

    • Zothique Series
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Reg Green
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Zothique is Earth's last continent in the very distant future when the sun has grown dim, the work has grown old and the remorseless seas have overwhelmed all other continents. The sciences have been forgotten as the shadowy arts of sorcery and magic have been reborn. The result: a dark world of older mystery where luxurious kings and wandering heroes venture across dim landscapes, pitting their strength and wisdom against powerful wizards, necromancers and alien gods all under a dying sun.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully Scary!

    • By ArcaneBard on 01-02-17

    Regular price: $12.60

    • The Isle of the Torturers

    • Zothique Series
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Reg Green
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The plague of the "silver death" descended hard upon the land or Yoros, exactly as foretold by ancient astrologers. Countless victims fell instantly where they were stricken, including messengers racing to tell of itscoming. Young King Fulbra, protected from the plague by a magic ring, fled Yoros by ship in search of an island his advisors believed would welcome him. Before long, however, a sudden hurricane set the king on course for another island with a very different reputation.

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Red World of Polaris

    • The Adventures of Captain Volmar
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: William Neenan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A collection of Smith's apace adventure stories featuring Captain Volmar, including the never before published novella, "Red World of Polaris."

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Tale of Satampra Zeiros

    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Jim Gallant
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    A story from the acclaimed tales of "Hyperborea": A grotesque, deadly black form undulated toward them. Closer and closer it came, almost toying with the frightened, fleeing men who sought treasure in the long-deserted Hyperborean capital....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Birth of Tsathoggua

    • By Maliboo on 06-30-13

    Regular price: $10.50

    • The Double Shadow

    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Steve Cooper
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    A collection of six stories ranging from contemporary horror to weird alternate-world fantasy, this book is a fascinating introduction and showcase to Smith's decadently jeweled prose. Smith was one of the "big three" classic authors from the legendary pulp magazine Weird Tales (the others being H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard).

    Regular price: $18.17

    • The Black Abbot of Puthuum

    • Zothique Series
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Reg Green
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    King Hoaraph chose two of his most valiant warriors to search through desolate lands for a ravenously beautiful maiden rumored to be living among the far-off pastures. After locating the king's newest desire, mighty Zobal and Cushara headed back home, both with their own eyes on the girl! Priorities changed suddenly when the crew veered off course into mysterious weather and found themselves staring into the eyes of a tall, horrific-looking creature approaching them from the mist ahead!

    Regular price: $12.60

    • Tales from Atlantis, Volume I

    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Jim Gallant
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    With inhuman solemnity, the voice of the necromancer went on in a priest-like chant until the last echoes died out in hollow, sepulchral vibrations. Then the colored vapors cleared away. But the pale unearthly glow still filled the changer, and between Malygris and the door where hung the unicorn's head there stood the apparition of Nylissa!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What Know Ye of Malygris?

    • By Maliboo on 07-05-13

    Regular price: $12.60

    • The Flower Women

    • The Maze of Maal Dweb: The Alien Worlds Series, Volume II
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Reg Green
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    A story from the renowned tales of "Xiccarph": The sorcerer Maal Dweb approached the flower women with caution, for he knew that they were vampires. These half-woman, half-flower monsters were as venomous as they were beautiful. His presence was now detected. Could their hypnotic singing lure yet another victim, or would Maal Dweb's own magic save him from the wailing power of the enchanting flower women?

    Regular price: $10.50

    • The Maze of Maal Dweb

    • The Alien Worlds Series, Volume I
    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Reg Green
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    A story from the renowned tales of "Xiccarph": Before Tiglari, many brave souls had the same noble dream of scaling and crossing through the forbidding palace of Maal Dweb. So far, none who attempted this feat has ever returned or have been seen again. But Tiglari, the jungle hunter skilled in destroying dangerous beasts, was undeterred by the hideous odds that lay before him!

    Regular price: $11.90

    • Mother of Toads

    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: John W. Michaels
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    You can imagine the chagrin of a handsome young man when he wakes up next to the Toad Witch who drugged him the night before and had her way with him.

    Regular price: $4.99

    • The Supernumery Corpse

    • By: Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    In this tale an underrespected chemist uses his skill to create a poison that is undetectable and mimics a fit of apoplexy or stroke, killing the victim. He convinces his employer, who has wronged him in many ways, that it is an elixir promising everlasting life and many other benefits. The boss is only too anxious to sample it, and it works only too well. Problem is, what to do with the supernumerary or extra corpse.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • Necrophobia 3

    • Die besten Horrorgeschichten der Welt
    • By: David H. Keller, F. Paul Wilson, Clark Ashton Smith
    • Narrated by: Udo Schenk, Marie Bierstedt, Reinhard Kuhnert
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
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    Schließen Sie die Augen und genießen Sie eine spannende Nacht mit Gänsehaut für die Ohren! Wie gewohnt befinden sich Storys der weltbesten Horror-Autoren auf diesem Hörbuch. Jede Geschichte wird von einer anderen bekannten Stimme aus Film und TV vorgetragen. Lauschen Sie den Meistern der Angst und entfliehen Sie dem Alltag!

    Regular price: $13.77