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    Lord Dunsany Super Pack

    Lord Dunsany
    (9821174)

    Collected here in this giant omnibus edition are twelve of Lord Dunsany's greatest books including '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',...

  • Dunsany, Vol. 1 - An Irish Story (Classic...

    AUTHOR,UNKNOWN; Unknown,Author
    (10036217)

    Excerpt from Dunsany, Vol. 1: An Irish Story Why you are getting on at a fine rate, my heart, send my father, laughing and interrupting this torrent of eloquence, and skipping across the Channel and back in no time, and laying plans that may prove as...

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    Carcassonne

    Lord Dunsany
    (9838727)

    And the diviner rose up, stroking his grey beard, and spake guardedly-'There are certain events,' he said, 'upon the ways of Fate that are veiled even from a diviner's eyes, and many more are clear to us that were better veiled from all; much I know...

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    The Gods of Pegana

    Lord Dunsany
    (9587715)

    'In the mists before THE BEGINNING, Fate and Chance cast lots to decide whose the Game should be; and he that won strode through the mists to MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI and said: 'Now make gods for Me, for I have won the cast and the Game is to be Mine.' Who...

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    Fifty-One Tales - With linked Table of...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9806489)

    As the title suggests this collection holds fifty-one of the kind of stories that helped make Lord Dunsany a fantasy legend. Poetic prose, magical lands, old gods, atmospheric castles, ghosts, magic, power, and majesty fill these pages. 'Thus spake...

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    The Sword of Welleran

    Lord Dunsany
    (9596776)

    And the longing of Rold in his dreams to see the sword caused him to walk still sleeping from his mother's house to the hall wherein were the trophies of the heroes. And the soul of Welleran urging the dreams of Rold caused him to pause before the...

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    When the Gods Slept

    Lord Dunsany
    (9682805)

    There in Pegana lay the gods asleep, and in a corner lay the Power of the gods alone upon the floor, a thing wrought of black rock and four words graven upon it, whereof I might not give thee any clue, if even I should find it-four words of which...

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    In the Land of Time

    Lord Dunsany
    (9630141)

    Later the King, going abroad through his new kingdom, came on the Temple of the gods of Old. There he found the roof shattered and the marble columns broken and tall weeds met together in the inner shrine, and the gods of Old, bereft of worship or...

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    Idle Days on the Yann

    Lord Dunsany
    (9838744)

    So I came down through the wood on the bank of Yann and found, as had been prophesied, the ship Bird of the River about to loose her cable. The captain sat cross-legged upon the white deck with his scimitar lying beside him in its jeweled scabbard,...

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    The City on Mallington Moor

    Lord Dunsany
    (9559484)

    There never was such a city, not even in books. Travellers talked sometimes of Venice seen from the sea, there might be such a place or there might not, but, whether or no, it was nothing to the city on Mallington Moor.

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    Plays of Gods and Men - With linked Table of...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9617753)

    Lord Dunsany was one of the most influential fantasy authors of the twentieth century. In addition to his famous fantasy stories he was also an accomplished playwright. Collected here are four of his plays: 'The Laughter of the Gods', 'The Queen's...

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    The Tents of the Arabs - With linked Table of...

    Lord Dunsany
    (10013548)

    A crown should not be worn upon the head. A sceptre should not be carried in Kings' hands. But a crown should be wrought into a golden chain, and a sceptre driven stake-wise into the ground so that a King may be chained to it by the ankle. Then he...

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    Don Rodriguez Chronicles of Shadow Valley -...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9806507)

    After long and patient research I am still unable to give to the reader of these Chronicles the exact date of the times that they tell of. Were it merely a matter of history there could be no doubts about the period; but where magic is concerned, to...

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    Thirteen at Table

    Lord Dunsany
    (9787564)

    'How can I ever thank you?' he said to me then. 'We have been thirteen at table for thirty years and I never dared to insult them because I had wronged them all, and now you have done it and I know they will never dine here again.'

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    The Sorrow of Search

    Lord Dunsany
    (9577254)

    There was also another prophet and his name was Shaun, who had such reverence for the gods of Old that he became able to discern their forms by starlight as they strode, unseen by others, among men. And in the city Shaun's followers built three...

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    The Three Infernal Jokes

    Lord Dunsany
    (9675608)

    'They offer you three jokes,' said the stranger, 'which shall make all who hear them simply die of laughter.' I think my friend was reluctant then to have anything more to do with it, he wanted to go home; he said he didn't want jokes.

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    The Relenting of Sarnidac

    Lord Dunsany
    (9559959)

    And the Book of the Knowledge of the gods tells further how the day on which Pompeides found the gods shall be kept for ever as a fast until the evening and called the Fast of the Departing, but in the evening shall a feast be held which is named the...

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    The Men of Yarnith

    Lord Dunsany
    (9806491)

    The men of Yarnith hold that nothing began until Yarni Zai uplifted his hand. Yarni Zai, they say, has the form of a man but is greater and is a thing of rock. When he uplifted his hand all the rocks that wandered beneath the Dome, by which name they...

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    The Fall of Babbulkund

    Lord Dunsany
    (9691473)

    Thus passed away in the hour of her iniquities before Annolith, in the two thousand and thirty-second year of her being, in the six thousand and fiftieth year of the building of the World, Babbulkund, City of Marvel, sometime called by those that...

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    Poltarnees, Beholder of Ocean

    Lord Dunsany
    (9838735)

    Toldees, Mondath, Arizim, these are the Inner Lands, the lands whose sentinels upon their borders do not behold the sea. Beyond them to the east there lies a desert, for ever untroubled by man: all yellow it is, and spotted with shadows of stones,...

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    The Avenger of Perdóndaris

    Lord Dunsany
    (9823383)

    And though I had seen him go forth with his terrific spear, and mighty elephant-hunter though he was, yet his was a fearful quest for I knew that it was none other than to avenge Perdóndaris by slaying that monster with the single tusk who had...

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    A Night at an Inn

    Lord Dunsany
    (9573388)

    Those clever ones are the beggars to make a muddle. Their plans are clever enough, but they don't work, and then they make a mess of things much worse than you or me.

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    The Queen'apos;s Enemies

    Lord Dunsany
    (9823400)

    I have poured out dark wine to them, I have offered them fat, indeed, I have often offered them savoury things. I have said: The Queen should not have enemies; she is too delicate, too fair. But they will not understand.

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    The Three Sailors'apos; Gambit

    Lord Dunsany
    (9787557)

    They lost three pawns almost straight off, then a knight, and shortly after a bishop; they were playing in fact the famous Three Sailors' Gambit.

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    A Legend of the Dawn

    Lord Dunsany
    (9806505)

    It was dark all over the world and even in Pegana, where dwell the gods, it was dark when the child Inzana, the Dawn, first found her golden ball. Then running down the stairway of the gods with tripping feet, chalcedony, onyx, chalcedony, onyx, step...

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    The Long Porter'apos;s Tale

    Lord Dunsany
    (9633833)

    There are things that are known only to the long porter of Tong Tong Tarrup as he sits and mumbles memories to himself in the little bastion gateway.

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    A Shop in Go-By Street

    Lord Dunsany
    (9608851)

    And so I came to be directed to the shop of a dreamer who lives not far from the Embankment in the City. Among so many streets as there are in the city it is little wonder that there is one that has never been seen before; it is named Go-by Street...

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    A Story of Land and Sea

    Lord Dunsany
    (9787555)

    It was not age that caused him to leave his romantic profession; nor unworthiness of its traditions, nor gun-shot wound, nor drink; but grim necessity and force majeure. Five navies were after him. How he gave them the slip one day in the...

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    The Last Revolution - A Novel

    Lord Dunsany
    (9655464)

    An inspiration to many for his style and prose, Lord Dunsany was a pioneer for fantasy fiction, inspiring such famous writers as H. P. Lovecraft, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Neil Gaiman to name a few. Over sixty years since its first publication, The Last...

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    Lord Dunsany - A Comprehensive Bibliography

    Joshi,S. T.; Schweitzer,Darrell
    (9753544)

    In the 20 years since Lord Dunsany: A Bibliography was published, there has been a veritable explosion in interest in Dunsany’s life and work. And, since much of Dunsany’s writing is now in the public domain, many print-on-demand editions of the...

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    The Quest of the Queen'apos;s Tears

    Lord Dunsany
    (9578850)

    Sylvia, Queen of the Woods, in her woodland palace, held court, and made a mockery of her suitors. She would sing to them, she said, she would give them banquets, she would tell them tales of legendary days, her jugglers should caper before them, her...

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    The Strange Journeys of Colonel Polders - A...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9609057)

    An inspiration to many for his style and prose, Lord Dunsany was a pioneer for fantasy fiction, inspiring such famous writers as H. P. Lovecraft, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Neil Gaiman to name a few. Over sixty years since its first publication, The...

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    The Book of Wonder - With linked Table of...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9806133)

    Come with me, ladies and gentlemen who are in any wise weary of London: come with me: and those that tire at all of the world we know: for we have new worlds here. In the morning of his two hundred and fiftieth year Shepperalk the centaur went to the...

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    Tales of Three Hemispheres - With linked...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9806502)

    This collection helped make Lord Dunsany a fantasy legend. Poetic prose, magical lands, old gods, atmospheric castles, ghosts, magic, power, and majesty fill these pages. 'There was once a man who sought a boon of the gods. For peace was over the...

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    Time and the Gods - With linked Table of...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9656244)

    Once when the gods were young and only Their swarthy servant Time was without age, the gods lay sleeping by a broad river upon earth. There in a valley that from all the earth the gods had set apart for Their repose the gods dreamed marble dreams....

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    A Dreamer'apos;s Tales - With linked Table of...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9614498)

    It was a cold winter's evening late in the Stone Age; the sun had gone down blazing over the plains of Thold; there were no clouds, only the chill blue sky and the imminence of stars; and the surface of the sleeping Earth began to harden against the...

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    Beyond the Fields We Know - With linked Table...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9690001)

    Beyond the fields we know, in the Lands of Dream, lies the Valley of the Yann where the mighty river of that name, rising in the Hills of Hap, idleing its way by massive dream-evoking amethyst cliffs, orchid-laden forests, and ancient mysterious...

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    The Journey of the King - With linked Table...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9585912)

    Then the King spake dolefully in the Hall of Kings, and said: 'May I not find at last the gods, and must it be that I may not look in Their faces at the last to see whether They be kindly? They that have sent me on my earthward journey I would greet...

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    How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art upon...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9787570)

    Despite the advertisements of rival firms, it is probable that every tradesman knows that nobody in business at the present time has a position equal to that of Mr. Nuth.

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    The Last Book of Wonder - With linked Table...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9579658)

    I do not know where I may be when this preface is read. As I write it in August 1916, I am at Ebrington Barracks, Londonderry, recovering from a slight wound. But it does not greatly matter where I am; my dreams are here before you amongst the...

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    The Laughter of the Gods - With linked Table...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9823409)

    Men laugh at the gods; they often laugh at the gods. I am more sure that the gods laugh too. It is dreadful to think of the laughter of the gods. O the lute! the lute! How clearly I hear the lute. But you all hear it? Do you not? You swear that you...

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    The Kith of the Elf-Folk - With linked Table...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9590003)

    The Wild Things are somewhat human in appearance, only all brown of skin and barely two feet high. Their ears are pointed like the squirrel's, only far larger, and they leap to prodigious heights. They live all day under deep pools in the loneliest...

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    The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories -...

    Lord Dunsany
    (9580600)

    Where the great plain of Tarphet runs up, as the sea in estuaries, among the Cyresian mountains, there stood long since the city of Merimna well-nigh among the shadows of the crags. I have never seen a city in the world so beautiful as Merimna seemed...

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    Lord Dunsany, H.P. Lovecraft, and Ray...

    Touponce,William F.
    (9627753)

    This is a comparative study of modernity in the works of Lord Dunsany, H. P. Lovecraft, and Ray Bradbury, noted writers of fantastic fiction. The books examines how these authors addressed modernity by creating short stories that were in some sense...

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