L. SPRAGUE de CAMP • ROBERT E. HOWARD • URSULA K. LE GUIN • KAREN ANDERSON • EDMOND HAMILTON • HENRY S. WHITEHEAD • CLARK ASHTON SMITH • MANLY WADE WELLMAN • J.A. POLLARD • GEOFFREY HOUSEHOLD • HENRY KUTTNER • STERLING LANIER
Somewhere between the scudding waves an uneasy mystery haunts those who seek it, a long vanished realm of stange gods and godlike humans—Atlantis.
From a fateful treaty to an immortal quest to an ancient sea-hidden magic that should never have been brought back to land, here are spellbinding tales of magical stories of those who dwelt there, those who survived its doom, and those who still seek to rediscover this mighty kingdom in—
MAGICAL WORLDS OF FANTASY #9
I really, really, really don’t like Atlantis stories.
Actually, that’s a lie. There are exactly two that I like. One is in this anthology (Ursula K. LeGuin’s “The New Atlantis”) and the other isn’t (it’s by Larry Niven and I forget the title). I really don’t like any of the other stories here—none of which are by the Good Doctor himself—no matter how well-crafted they may be. This is the rare case of an anthology whose presence on my bookshelves I really and honestly resent.