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Weird of Avoosl Wuthoqquan, the (1932) [Short Story]
by Clark Ashton Smith Rating: Weighted - 9.2 / Average - 9.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Avoosl Wuthoqquan, the most avaricious money-lender on the ancient continent of Hyperborea, acquires two large emeralds from a stranger. While admiring them, along with his extensive collection, they roll off the table and start their ensorceled journey back to their rightful owner. Avoosl gives chase, right out of town into a cavern deep in the jungle, where he meets their owner and learns the price of his overpowering greed.

First published in Weird Tales June 1932.

Reprinted in:

  • Out of Space and Time Arkham House (1942)
  • Hyperborea Ballantine (1971)
  • The Monster of the Prophcy Timescape (1983)
  • A Rendezvous in Averoigne Arkham House (1988)
  • The Emperor of Dreams Gollancz (2002)

Original title: The Weird of Avoosl Wuthoqquan
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyHumorous
FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Out of Space and Time (1942) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Hyperborea (1971) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Fantasy Hall of Fame, the (1983) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Harlan Ellison , Lord Dunsany , Michael Moorcock , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Clark Ashton Smith , Robert Bloch , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Abraham Merritt , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Manly Wade Wellman
     Monster of the Prophecy, the (1983) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Rendezvous in Averoigne, a (1988) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Emperor of Dreams, the (2002) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Vintage from Atlantis, a (2007) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith

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