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Last Hieroglyph, the (2010) [Collection]
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Series: Collected Fantasies of Clark Ashton Smith, the
Part: 5

Summary (From the publisher):

The Last Hieroglyph is the fifth of five volumes that collect all of Clark Ashton Smith's tales of fantasy, horror, and science fiction, faithfully following Smith's manuscripts. It includes, in chronological order, all of his stories from "The Dark Age" (April 1938) to "The Dart of Rasafa" (July 1961). This volume also features an introduction by Richard A. Lupoff, as well as extensive notes on each story.

Edited by Scott Connors and Ron Hilger.


  • Introduction by Richard A. Lupoff
  • A Note on the Texts
  • The Dark Age
  • The Death of Malygris
  • The Tomb-Spawn
  • The Witchcraft of Ulua
  • The Coming of the White Worm
  • The Seven Geases
  • The Chain of Aforgomon
  • The Primal City
  • Xeethra
  • The Last Hieroglyph
  • Necromancy in Naat
  • The Trader of the Dust
  • The Black Abbot of Puthuum
  • The Death of Ilalotha
  • Mother of Toads
  • The Garden of Adompha
  • The Great God Awto
  • Strange Shadows
  • The Enchantress of Sylaire
  • Double Cosmos
  • Nemesis of the Unfinished
  • The Master of the Crabs
  • Morthylla
  • Schizoid Creator
  • Monsters in the Night
  • Phoenix
  • The Theft of the Thirty-Nine Girdles
  • Symposium of the Gorgon
  • The Dart of Rasafa


  • Appendix One: Story Notes
  • Appendix Two: Variant Temptation Scenes from "The Witchcraft of Ulua"
  • Appendix Three: "The Traveller"
  • Appendix Four: Material removed from "The Black Abbot of Puthuum"
  • Appendix Five: Alternate Ending to "I Am Your Shadow"
  • Appendix Six: Alternate Ending to "Nemesis of the Unfinished"
  • Appendix Seven: Bibliography

Original title: The Last Hieroglyph
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy
FictionScience FictionScience Fantasy

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Edition #1: Last Hieroglyph, the

Last Hieroglyph, the (2010)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Scott Connors Ron Hilger
Introduction by: Richard A. Lupoff
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Last Hieroglyph, the (November 2010)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: San Francisco, CA
Publisher: Night Shade Books
ISBN: 9781597800327
Dimensions: 6.2 x 9.2 x 1.2
Pages: 360

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