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City of the Singing Flame, the (1981) [Collection]
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The best in Fantasy and Horror by one of the Twentieth Century's greats!

The City of the Singing Flame

A writer is translated into another world - a world of strange creatures, marvelous architecture, bewitching music...and irresistable doom! Two thieves in the employ of a sorcerer steal the jewel-encrusted chastity girdles of the thirty-nine beautiful virgins of the moon god Leniqua...

The Dark Eidolon

Zothique, the last continent of Earth - where the sun no longer shines, and the ancient gods with their primordial sorceries have again returned to man...

The Garden of Adompha

Adompha, king of the wide orient isle of Star, and the court magician hold a garden secret - a mystery they share with no other...

The Hunters from Beyond

A San Francisco sculptor takes his craft beyond the limits of art - and into the unholy realm of the diabolical...


  • Introduction
  • The City of the Singing Flame
  • Hyperborea
  • The White Sybil
  • The Tale of Satampra Zeiros
  • The Theft of the Thirty-Nine Girdles
  • The Door to Saturn
  • Zothique
  • The Dark Eidolon
  • The Black Abbot of Puthuum
  • The Garden of Adompha
  • Xiccarph
  • The Maze of Maal Dweb
  • The Flower-Women
  • Averoigne & Elsewhere
  • The Enchantress of Sylaire
  • The Beast of Averoigne
  • The Hunters from Beyond

Original title: The City of the Singing Flame
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy
FictionScience FictionScience Fantasy

The following works are contained within this one:
     White Sybil, the (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Dark Eidolon, the (1935) [Novelette]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith

Edition #1: City of the Singing Flame, the

City of the Singing Flame, the (1981)
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Language: English

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City of the Singing Flame, the (1981)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Timescape
ISBN: 0671834150
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 240

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