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Publisher Description

An Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, published under the name Lord Dunsany. More than eighty books of his work were published, and his oeuvre includes many hundreds of published short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays. Includes an active table of contents for easy navigation.


Contents

If (1921)

A Dreamer's Tales (1910)

Don Rodriguez (1922)

Fifty-One Tales (1915)

Unhappy Far-Off Things (1916)

Time and the Gods (1905)

Tales of Wonder (1916)

Tales of War (1918)

Tales of Three Hemispheres (1919)

The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories (1908)

Selections from the Writings of Lord Dunsay (1912)

Plays of Near & Far (1922)

Plays of Gods and Men (1917)

The Gods of Pegana (1905)

The Fortress Unvanquishable, Save For Sacnoth (1908)

The Book of Wonder (1912)

Five Plays (1914)

A Dreamer's Tales (1910)

Sixteen short imaginative stories which were published in England in 1910. They will appeal only to a limited class of readers, but will be asked for because of a revival of interest in Lord Dunsany's plays.

Don Rodriguez (1922)

A coming of age story set in the mythical "golden age" of Spain. The titular character is excluded from the inheritance of the family castle on the grounds that given his expertise with sword and mandolin he should be able to win his own estate and bride. Setting out to achieve his place in the world, Rodriguez quickly acquires a Sancho Panza-like servant, Morano, and goes on to experience a series of adventures en route to his goal.

Fifty-One Tales (1915)

A collection of fables, allegories, and satires, short, sometimes slight, and very well done. They are unusual bits of imaginative writing, dramatic, condensed, incisive, and of a kind to stay in the memory; the use of words is masterly. A book to pick up and read occasionally, as the philosophy, taken in large draughts, is a bit depressing.

Tales of War (1918)

These artistic, subtle, little sketches of the war with a fairy-story elusiveness to them interpret, in a few pages, more than many books do. They tell of the soldiers' longings, his horror of war, the memories of springtime at home, and even descent to a delight in the work of the kaiser's barber.

Tales of Three Hemispheres (1919)

Filled with the characteristic Dunsanian spirit of fantasy and magic, these tales are described by a reviewer as stories of our own strange souls.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2016
27 April
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
1,864
Pages
PUBLISHER
ANEB Publishing
SIZE
3
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