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Genius Loci (1948) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Here again in these sixteen stories are the "gorgeous, luxuriant, and feverishly distorted visions of infinite spheres and multiple dimensions" which have made of Clark Ashton Smith's works something unique in the annals of the macabre. In this collection there are tales of Hyperborea, Zothique, Averoigne, Atlantis, Xiccarph, and other vanished worlds of Smith's unparalleled creation. Here are such unforgettable tales as Vulthoom, The Colossus of Ylourgne, The Charnel God, The Black Abbot of Puthuum, The Weaver in the Vault and others.


  • Genius Loci
  • The Willow Landscape
  • The Ninth Skeleton
  • The Phantoms of the Fire
  • Vulthoom
  • A Star-Change
  • The Primal City
  • The Disinterment of Venus
  • The Colossus of Ylourgne
  • The Satyr
  • The Garden of Adompha
  • The Charnel God
  • The Black Abbot of Puthuum
  • The Weaver in the Vault

Note: only 15 stories in collection despite publisher synopsis

Original title: Genius Loci
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy
FictionHorrorDark Fantasy
FictionScience FictionScience Fantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     Charnel God, the (1934) [Novelette]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Weaver in the Vault, the (1934) [Short Story]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith

Edition #1: Genius Loci

Genius Loci (1948)
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Language: English

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Genius Loci (1974)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Panther
ISBN: 0586039651
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.0 x 0.7
Pages: 221

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Genius Loci (1972)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Neville Spearman
ISBN: 084535381X
Pages: 228

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Genius Loci (1948)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Sauk City, WI
Publisher: Arkham House
Dimensions: x x

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