Clark Ashton Smith, The Crawling Chaos, Artistry

Pre-ramble… 🙂   While doing some link rot checking using the Broken Link Checker plugin I came across this old post which is about an old edited letter from Clark Ashton Smith (CAS) to August Derluth. A screenshot is at left – click to enlarge or see the original here.  CAS tells about the creation… Continue reading Clark Ashton Smith, The Crawling Chaos, Artistry

The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux and Crawling Chaos

A Case of One Man’s Cake is Another Man’s Poison I first read the short story, “The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux” by Lord Dunsany, in the late seventies in a compilation, probably a Panther Books one.  It’s staggering simplicity is matched by the masterful telling. View Larger Map Later, in (a sort of) homage, Crawling… Continue reading The Bureau d’Exchange de Maux and Crawling Chaos