The Book of Wonder
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Book of Wonder by Lord Dunsany
Book Description"Not only does any tale which crosshatches between this world and Faerie owe a Founder's Debt to Lord Dunsany, but the secondary world created by J.R.R. Tolkien--from which almost all fantasylands have devolved--also took shape and flower from Dunsany's example." --The Encyclopedia of Fantasy Most fantasy enthusiasts consider Lord Dunsany one of the most significant forces in modern fantasy; his influences have been observed in the works of H.P. Lovecraft, L. Sprague de Camp, Fritz Leiber, Jack Vance, and many other modern writers. The Book of Wonder is Dunsany at his peak of his talent. The stories here are a lush tapestry of language, conjuring images of people, places, and things which cannot possibly exist, yet somehow ring true. They are, in short, full of wonder. Together with Dunsany's other major collections, A Dreamer's Tales and Tales of Three Hemispheres, they are a necessary part of any fantasy collection.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781587156373
(229mm x 152mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Borgo Press
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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Time and the Gods, Paperback (September 2002)» View all books by Lord Dunsany
Most fantasy enthusiasts consider Lord Dunsany one of the most significant forces in modern fantasy." Time and the Gods" is Dunsany at his peak of his talent. The stories here are a lush tapestry of language, conjuring images of people, places, and things which cannot possibly exist, yet somehow ring true.
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