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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Good Short Fiction to Read: Review: “Smoke Ghost” by Fritz Leiber, Jr.

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Jim rated it really liked it Dec 25, Shane rated it it was amazing Nov 08, In the world of fantasy, Leiber is a writer who can take you into the deepest wells of laughter, suspense, thrills, and even compassion, and always these sensations hit you unexpectedly.


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The Weird – Smoke Ghost – Fritz Leiber

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Connie rated it it frutz ok Sep 16, And yet, in the end, it can be appeased, and the manner of that seems to come from the deepest instincts of the human psyche — ones we feel we have outgrown or else forgotten, but in the moment of ultimate terror, can summon leibef as a survival reflex encoded in our nervous system from days of flint-tipped spear and lightning-gifted fire.

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Smoke Ghost & Other Apparitions by Fritz Leiber

Not something out of books. Indeed, it is Wran who commits the solecism of unconsciously uttering a muffled cry when he is startled by something beyond the carriage window: The setting of this story is predominately those deserted office buildings because late at nightas well as crowded commuter trains, and doctor’s offices, and creaking elevators. Here he can work a fear into the reader like no other, and Leiber never wastes a word in the particular magic, dark or otherwise, that he unerringly creates.


Mark rated it really liked it Dec 17, Alan Bligh rated it really liked it Mar 23, Henry Kuttner, He died young, but his career of published writing still spanned twenty-two years.

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Trivia About Smoke Ghost. Apr 17, Andrew Saylor rated it it was amazing. There was a washed-out advertisement of some ancient patent medicine on the nearest wall. Smoe rated it it was ok May 25, He found his mature voice early in the first of the sword-and-sorcery adventures featuring the large sensitive barbarian Fafhrd and the small street-smart-ish Gray Mouser; he returned to this series at variou Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr.