Lord Dunsany

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', 'Fifty-One Tales', 'The Last Book of Wonder', 'Tales of Three Hemispheres', 'Tales of War', 'Unhappy Far-Off Things', 'Plays of Gods and Men', 'Don Rodriguez Chronicles of Shadow Valley'. Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett was the 18th Baron of Dunsany, better known as Lord Dunsany. He began writing fantasy in the 1890s and helped shape modern fantasy. Authors such as J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, Jack Vance, Michael Moorcock, and Neil Gaiman all owe a deep debt to Dunsany’s work. “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.” Included here are ‘Of Skarl the Drummer’; ‘Of the Making of the Worlds’; ‘Of the Game of the Gods’; ‘The Chaunt of the Gods’; ‘The Sayings of Kib’; ‘Concerning Sish’; ‘The Sayings of Slid’; ‘The Deeds of Mung’; ‘The Chaunt of the Priests’; ‘The Sayings of Limpang-Tung’; ‘Of Yoharneth-Lahai’; ‘Of Roon, the God of Going, and the Thousand Home Gods’; ‘The Revolt of the Home Gods’; ‘Of Dorozhand’; ‘The Eye in the Waste’; ‘Of the Thing That Is Neither God Nor Beast’; ‘Yonath the Prophet’; ‘Yug the Prophet’; ‘Alhireth-Hotep The Prophet’; ‘Kabok The Prophet’; ‘Of the Calamity That Befel Yun-ilara by the Sea, and of the Building of the Tower of the Ending of Days’; ‘Of How the Gods Whelmed Sidith’; ‘Of How Imbaun Became High Prophet in Aradec of all the Gods Save One’; ‘Of How Imbaun Met Zodrak’; ‘Pegana’; ‘The Sayings of Imbaun’; ‘Of How Imbaun Spake of Death to the King’; ‘Of Ood’; ‘The River’; ‘The Bird of Doom and THE END’; ‘Time and the Gods’; ‘The Coming of the Sea’; ‘A Legend of the Dawn’; ‘The Vengeance of Men’; ‘When the Gods Slept’; ‘The King That Was Not’; ‘The Cave of Kai’; ‘The Sorrow of Search’; ‘The Men of Yarnith’; ‘For the Honour of the Gods’; ‘Night and Morning’; ‘Usury’; ‘Mlideen’; ‘The Secret of the Gods’; ‘The South Wind’; ‘In the Land of Time’; ‘The Relenting of Sarnidac’; ‘The Jest of the Gods’; ‘The Dreams of the Prophet’; ‘The Journey of the King’; ‘The Sword of Welleran’; ‘The Fall of Babbulkund’; ‘The Kith of the Elf-Folk’; ‘The Highwaymen ‘; ‘In the Twilight’; ‘The Ghosts’; ‘The Whirlpool’; ‘The Hurricane’; ‘The Fortress Unvanquishable, Save for Sacnoth’; ‘The Lord of Cities ‘; ‘The Doom of La Traviata’; ‘On the Dry Land’; ‘Poltarnees, Beholder of Ocean’; ‘Blagdaross’; ‘The Madness of Andelsprutz’; ‘Where the Tides Ebb and Flow’; ‘Bethmoora’; ‘Idle Days on the Yann’; ‘The Sword and the Idol’; ‘The Idle City’; ‘The Hashish Man’; ‘Poor Old Bill’; ‘The Beggars’; ‘Carcassonne’; ‘In Zaccarath’; ‘The Field’; ‘The Day of the Poll’; ‘The Unhappy Body’; ‘The Bride of the Man-horse’; ‘Distressing Tale of Thangobrind the Jeweller’; ‘The House of the Sphinx’; ‘Probable Adventure of the Three Literary Men’; ‘The Injudicious Prayers of Pombo the Idolater’; ‘The Loot of Bombasharna’; ‘Miss Cubbidge and the Dragon of Romance’; ‘The Quest of the Queen’s Tears’; ‘The Hoard of the Gibbelins’; ‘How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art upon the Gnoles’; ‘How One Came, as Was Foretold, to the City of Never’; ‘The Coronation of Mr. Thomas Shap’; ‘Chu-bu and Sheemish’; ‘The Wonderful Window’; ‘Epilogue’; ‘The Assignation’; ‘Charon’; ‘The Death of Pan’; ‘The Sphinx at Gizeh’; ‘The Hen’; ‘Wind and Fog’; ‘The Raft-Builders’; ‘The Workman’; ‘The Guest’; ‘Death and Odysseus’; ‘Death and the Orange’; ‘The Prayer of the Flowers’; ‘Time and the Tradesman’; ‘The Little City’; ‘The Unpasturable Fields’; ‘The Worm and the Angel’; ‘The Songless Country’; ‘The Latest Thing’; ‘The Demagogue and the Demi-Monde’; ‘The Giant Poppy’; ‘Roses’; ‘The Man With the Golden Ear-Rings’; ‘The Dream of King Karna-Vootra’; ‘The Storm’; ‘A Mistaken Identity’; ‘The True History of the Hare and the Tortoise’; ‘Alone the Immortals’; ‘A Moral Little Tale’; ‘The Return of Song’; ‘Spring In Town’; ‘How the Enemy Came to Thlunrana’; ‘A Losing Game’; ‘Taking Up Picadilly’; ‘After the Fire’; ‘The City’; ‘The Food of Death’; ‘The Lonely Idol’; ‘The Sphinx in Thebes (Massachusetts)’; ‘The Reward’; ‘The Trouble in Leafy Green Street’; ‘The Mist’; ‘Furrow-Maker’; ‘Lobster Salad’; ‘The Return of the Exiles’; ‘Nature and Time’; ‘The Song of the Blackbird’; ‘The Messengers’; ‘The Three Tall Sons’; ‘Compromise’; ‘What We Have Come To’; ‘The Tomb of Pan’; ‘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’; ‘Guarantee To The Reader’; ‘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’; ‘The Last Dream Of Bwona Khubla’; ‘How the Office of Postman Fell Vacant In Otford-under-the-Wold’; ‘The Prayer Of Boob Aheera’; ‘East And West’; ‘A Pretty Quarrel’; ‘How The Gods Avenged Meoul Ki Ning’; ‘The Gift Of The Gods’; ‘The Sack Of Emeralds’; ‘The Old Brown Coat’; ‘An Archive Of The Older Mysteries’; ‘A City Of Wonder’; ‘First Tale: Idle Days on the Yann’; ‘Second Tale: A Shop In Go-By Street’; ‘Third Tale: The Avenger Of Perdondaris’; ‘The Prayer of the Men of Daleswood’; ‘The Road’; ‘An Imperial Monument’; ‘A Walk to the Trenches’; ‘A Walk in Picardy’; ‘What Happened on the Night of the Twenty-Seventh’; ‘Standing To’; ‘The Splendid Traveller’; ‘Shells’; ‘Two Degrees of Envy’; ‘The Master of No Man’s Land’; ‘Weeds and Wire’; ‘Spring in England and Flanders’; ‘The Nightmare Countries’; ‘Spring and the Kaiser’; ‘Two Songs’; ‘The Punishment’; ‘The English Spirit’; ‘The Last Mirage’; ‘A Famous Man’; ‘The Oases of Death’; ‘Anglo-Saxon Tyranny’; ‘Memories’; ‘The Movement’; ‘Nature’s Cad’; ‘The Home of Herr Schnitzelhaaser’; ‘A Deed of Mercy’; ‘Last Scene of All’; ‘Old England’; ‘The Cathedral Of Arras’; ‘A Good War’; ‘The House With Two Storeys’; ‘Bermondsey versus Wurtemburg’; ‘On An Old Battle-Field’; ‘The Real Thing’; ‘A Garden Of Arras’; ‘After Hell’; ‘A Happy Valley’; ‘In Bethune’; ‘In An Old Drawing-Room’; ‘The Homes Of Arras’; ‘The Laughter of the Gods’; ‘The Queen’s Enemies’; ‘The Tents of the Arabs’; ‘A Night at an Inn’; and ‘Don Rodriguez Chronicles of Shadow Valley’.
1,226 printed pages
Original publication


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