The Complete Works of Lord Dunsany

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Publisher Description

A celebrated pioneer of fantasy fiction, the Irish writer and dramatist Lord Dunsany produced seminal works such as ‘The King of Elfland's Daughter’, noted for their imaginative power and intellectual ingenuity. Dunsany achieved great fame and success with his early short stories and plays, conjuring mysterious kingdoms of fairies and gods in richly coloured prose, while promoting a characteristic element of the macabre.


* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Dunsany’s life and works

* Concise introductions to the novels and other texts

* All 13 novels, with individual contents tables

* Features many rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including THE CHARWOMAN’S SHADOW and THE BLESSING OF PAN

* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories

* Includes all of the Jorkens short story collections published during Dunsany’s lifetime

* Rare story collections available in no other eBook, including THE MAN WHO ATE THE PHOENIX

* Easily locate the short stories you want to read

* Dunsany’s scarce poetry collection, FIFTY POEMS, first time in digital print

* Includes the two ‘Sirens’ autobiographies

* Features a bonus biography - discover Dunsany’s literary life

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres


CONTENTS:


The Novels

DON RODRIGUEZ: CHRONICLES OF SHADOW VALLEY

THE KING OF ELFLAND’S DAUGHTER

THE CHARWOMAN’S SHADOW

THE BLESSING OF PAN

THE CURSE OF THE WISE WOMAN

UP IN THE HILLS

RORY AND BRAN

MY TALKS WITH DEAN SPANLEY

THE STORY OF MONA SHEEHY

GUERRILLA

THE STRANGE JOURNEYS OF COLONEL POLDERS

THE LAST REVOLUTION

HIS FELLOW MEN


The Jorkens Series

THE TRAVEL TALES OF MR. JOSEPH JORKENS

JORKENS REMEMBERS AFRICA

JORKENS HAS A LARGE WHISKEY

THE FOURTH BOOK OF JORKENS

JORKENS BORROWS ANOTHER WHISKEY


Other Short Story Collections

THE GODS OF PEGANA

TIME AND THE GODS

THE SWORD OF WELLERAN AND OTHER STORIES

A DREAMER’S TALES

THE BOOK OF WONDER

FIFTY-ONE TALES

TALES OF WONDER

TALES OF WAR

UNHAPPY FAR-OFF THINGS

TALES OF THREE HEMISPHERES

THE MAN WHO ATE THE PHOENIX

THE LITTLE TALES OF SMETHERS AND OTHER STORIES


The Short Stories

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER


The Plays

FIVE PLAYS

PLAYS OF GODS AND MEN

IF

PLAYS OF NEAR AND FAR

SEVEN MODERN COMEDIES

PLAYS FOR EARTH AND AIR


The Poetry Collection

FIFTY POEMS


The Non-Fiction

NOWADAYS


The Autobiographies

WHILE THE SIRENS SLEPT

THE SIRENS WAKE


The Biography

DUNSANY THE DRAMATIST by Edward Hale Bierstadt

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2020
22 November
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
8,376
Pages
PUBLISHER
Poisoned Pen Press
SIZE
18.4
MB

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