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Hyperborea (1971) [Collection]
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Hyperborea, an imaginary land first written about by the early Greeks, has been the scene of many a strange fantasy, fertile ground for the imaginative dreams of many writers down the years. But surely none so rich as those of Clark Ashton Smith, who took Hyperborea and made it his own in stories and verse that glow with life, in prose of which Ray Bradbury has said, "Take one step across the threshold and you plunge into color, sound, taste, smell, and texture; into language. Here is the real world of Clark Ashton Smith, plus a hint of the other worlds whose cities dwarf the shadows that move through them..."


  • Introduction by Lin Carter
  • The Muse of Hyperborea
  • The Seven Geases
  • The Weird of Avoosl Wuthoqquan
  • The White Sybil
  • The Testament of Athammaus
  • The Coming of the White Worm
  • Ubbo-Sathla
  • The Door to Saturn
  • The Ice-Demon
  • The Tale of Satampra Zeiros
  • The Theft of Thirty-Nine Girdles
  • The Abominations of Yondo
  • The Desolation of Soom
  • The Passing of Aphrodite
  • The Memnons of the Night
  • Afterword by Line Carter

Edited, with an introduction, map and notes by Lin Carter

Part of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series

Original title: Hyperborea
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy
FictionScience FictionScience Fantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Weird of Avoosl Wuthoqquan, the (1932) [Short Story]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Ice-Demon, the (1933) [Short Story]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     White Sybil, the (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith

Edition #1: Hyperborea

Hyperborea (1971)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Lin Carter
Introduction by: Lin Carter
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Hyperborea (1971)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 205

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