Strange Stories # Smoke Ghost by Fritz Leiber. Strange Story # Smoke Ghost Author: Fritz Leiber Collected In: Selected Stories. Smoke Ghost & Other Apparitions has 48 ratings and 3 reviews. Carla Remy said : Dirt, detritus, flakes and dust of modern urban life obsess Leiber (here a. Smoke Ghost has 32 ratings and 5 reviews. When a man keeps on seeing a smoke ghost, he questions his own sanity.

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Lists with This Book. We might begin to wonder friyz about those workers whom Wran catalogues and transforms into a composite ghostly face, smoky and masked, and about what aspects of the twentieth century do frighten Wran. Bernard rated it really liked it Aug 03, Then Leber showed himself to be a budding writer, articulating his appreciation of an established master, seeking advice on developing manuscripts, and learning from the veteran author what he needed to perfect his own natural brand of emerging talent.

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The Weird – Smoke Ghost – Fritz Leiber

God how modern it seems. Posted by Gandelyn at 3: Indeed, it is Wran who commits the solecism of unconsciously uttering a muffled cry tritz he is startled by something beyond the carriage window: Lexxnet rated it really liked it Nov 02, Theodore Sturgeon Empathy for those you never imagined. Height too is important.


Shane rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Height represents status and security, on the one hand, but with height comes an undefined sense of threat. Jackinator rated it really liked it Oct 12, Almost the first thing the reader knows about Catesby Wran is that he is preoccupied with ghosts, but not any old ghost. The kind that would Trivia About Smoke Ghost. There was a particular little sea of roofs he had grown into the habit frutz glancing at just as the packed car carrying him homeward lurched around a turn.

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The antagonist in this story emerges slowly, marginally, minimally, crudely materially at first, and then stalks our protagonist with growing pervasiveness, intrusiveness, and ironically, increasing indefinability. Another delightful collection of horror stories from Mr. The opening page of “Smoke Ghost” as it appeared in Unknown Worlds.


It’s something that sticks with you a little. Read this when I was quite young, and it’s really stayed with me.

Cocktail Hour: Smoke Ghost (inspired by Fritz Leiber’s short story of the same name)

Preview — Smoke Ghost by Fritz Leiber. Henry Kuttner, He died young, but his career of published writing still spanned twenty-two years. Leiber’s capacity for endless self-reinvention and productive self-examination leuber him, until his death, one of the most modern of his sf generation.

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As the story unfolds, Wran finds physical evidence of his haunting, mostly in the form of soot he believes the ghost leaves behind.

Fritz Leiber Collected In: Smoke Ghost by Fritz Leiber. Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr.