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The Quest of Iranon

(1921)
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"The Quest of Iranon" is a fantasy short story by American writer H. P. Lovecraft. It was written on February 28, 1921, and was first published in the July/August 1935 issue of the magazine Galleon. It was later reprinted in Weird Tales in 1939.

The story is about a golden-haired youth who wanders into the city of Teloth, telling tales of the great city of Aira, where he was prince. While Iranon enjoys singing and telling his tales of wonder, few appreciate it. A city solon even orders Iranon to cease his singing & music, and become apprenticed to the cobbler - or leave the city by sunset. When a disenfranchised boy named Romnod suggests leaving Teloth to go to the famed city of Oonai (which he thinks may be Aira, now under a different name), Iranon takes him up on his offer.

Genre: Horror

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Paperback Editions

September 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Quest of Iranon
Author(s): Howard Phillips Lovecraft
ISBN: 1-69253-143-3 / 978-1-69253-143-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Independently published
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Audio Editions

July 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Quest of Iranon
Author(s): H P Lovecraft
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July 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Quest of Iranon
Author(s): H P Lovecraft
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July 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Quest of Iranon
Author(s): H P Lovecraft
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July 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Quest of Iranon
Author(s): H P Lovecraft
Publisher: Bookstream Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK