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Fire of Asshurbanipal, the (1936) [Novelette]
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Steve Clarney and his Afghan companion are seeking an ancient City of Evil in the deserts of Arabia, said to contain the accursed jewel 'The Fire of Asshurbanipal'. But they're not the only adventurers after the gem, which turns out to have a demonical protector of its own...

First published in Weird Tales, December 1936.

Also appears in

  • Skull-Face and Others, Arkham House (1946)
  • Wolfshead, Lancer (1968)
  • Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors, Baen (1987)
  • Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos, Fedogan & Bremer (1992)
  • Beyond the Borders, Baen (1996)
  • Nameless Cults, Chaosium (2001)
  • The Haunter of the Ring and Other Tales, Wordsworth (2008)
  • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, Del Rey (2008)
  • Black Hounds of Death, Cosmos (2008)

Original title: The Fire of Asshurbanipal
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorCosmic Paranoia
FictionAdventureWild Frontiers And Exotic Lands

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Skull-Face and Others (1946) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Wolfshead (1968) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Cthulhu - The Mythos and Kindred Horrors (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Beyond the Borders (1996) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: H. P. Lovecraft , August Derleth , Robert E. Howard , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Frank Belknap Long , Abraham Merritt , Robert M. Price , Joseph S. Pulver , C.J. Henderson
     Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, the (2008) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Haunter of the Ring and Other Tales, the (2008) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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