The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection Time and the Gods and by some stories in The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories .
The Sword Of Welleran And Other Stories
The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories by Lord Dunsany Lord Dunsany was an Irish dramatist and storyteller. His fantasy worlds combined imagination with ingenuity to create stories full of wonder. His more than 50 works were full of fairies and gods. His kingdoms could often be macabre. These 12 tales are no exception. Included are: The…
Tales of Three Hemispheres
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…
The Start Lord Dunsany Super Pack
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',…
A Dreamer’s Tales
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…
A Story of Land and Sea
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…
Tales of War
Tales of War is a melancholy, atypical, and occasionally surprising book by the author of The Gods of Pegana and The King of Elfland's Daughter. It was written for a political rather than artistic purpose, but because it was painfully inspired from…
The Long Porter's Tale
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.
How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art upon the Choles
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.
In the Land of Time
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…
The Gods of Pegana
"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…
Unhappy Far-Off Things
Lord Dunsany was one of the most influential fantasy authors of the twentieth century. Like J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis he served during the great war. Collected here are thirteen stories of that terrible war. Dunsany saw the…
Tales of Wonder
A Tale of LondonThirteen at TableThe City on Mallington MoorWhy the Milkman Shudders When He Perceives the Dawn
The Avenger of Perdondaris
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…
The Relenting of Sarnidac
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…
The Laughter of the Gods
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…
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