|Child of the Winds (1936) [Short Story]|
by Edmond Hamilton
Rating: Weighted - 6.2 / Average - 5.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!
(IBList user synopsis):
In Turkistan a white man tries to find passage to the Plateau of the Winds where he believes there is a large deposit of gold. He is able to hire only one guide, for the locals believe that the winds are living beings, and they reside on the plateau. Moreover, they believe the winds will kill everyone who tries to enter their sacred grounds.
First published in Weird Tales, May 1936.
Original title: Child of the Winds
Genre: Fiction→ Horror→ Dark Fantasy
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Boris Karloff's Favorite Horror Stories (1965) [Anthology]
Authors: Edgar Allan Poe
, H. P. Lovecraft
, Roald Dahl
, August Derleth
, Robert Bloch
, Cyril M. Kornbluth
, Robert Silverberg
, Theodore Sturgeon
, Evan Hunter
, John Jakes
, Edmond Hamilton
, Frank Gruber