9781414255811 / 1414255810

Tales of Wonder


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Publisher:IndyPublish, 2005



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"No amount of mere description can convey more than a fraction of Lord Dunsany's pervasive charm&. You surely must read Dunsany&. To the truly imaginative he is a talisman and a key unlocking rich storehouses of dream." - H.P. Lovecraft

"He has this amazing prose style" - Neil Gaiman One of the greatest writers ... immensely significant." - Katharine Kerr

One of English literature's most original talents, Irish writer Edward J. M. D. Plunkett, the 18th Baron of Dunsany, created many of the best fantastic tales in the language. The classic fantasy stories of Lord Dunsany have influenced generations of writers. This collection of 19 brief well-crafted stories, many having surprise endings, are steeped in the dye of myth and beckon to every reader's neglected imagination. This complete edition Includes all of the tales from this original collection, including "The Three Sailors' Gambit," and "The Three Infernal Jokes.

A Tale of London

Thirteen at Table

The City on Mallington Moor

Why the Milkman Shudders When He Perceives the Dawn

The Bad Old Woman in Black

The Bird of the Difficult Eye

The Long Porter's Tale

The Loot of Loma

The Secret of the Sea

How Ali Came to the Black Country

The Bureau d'Echange de Maux

A Story of Land and Sea

A Tale of the Equator

A Narrow Escape

The Watch-tower

How Plash-Goo Came to the Land of None's Desire

The Three Sailors' Gambit

The Exiles Club

The Three Infernal Jokes

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