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Charnel God, the (1934) [Novelette]
by Clark Ashton Smith Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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In the city of Zul-Bha-Sair, the dead are claimed, and devoured, by the city's god, Mordiggian. An outlanders wife is struck down by a malady in which she assumes the likeness of death, and to his horror, she has been pronounced dead, and her death pronounced to the necrophagous priesthood that serve Mordiggian...

First published in Weird Tales, March 1934.

Also appears in:

  • Genius Loci, Arkham House (1948)
  • Zothique, Ballantine (1970)
  • The Monster of the Prophecy, Timescape (1983)
  • A Rendezvous in Averoigne, Arkham House (1988)
  • The Emperor of Dreams, Gollancz (2002)
  • The Maze of the Enchanter, Night Shade (2009)

Original title: The Charnel God
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Genius Loci (1948) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     Zothique (1970) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith
     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
     Maze of the Enchanter, the (2009) [Collection]
      Author: Clark Ashton Smith

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