In the Land of Time, and Other Fantasy Tales

In the Land of Time, and Other Fantasy Tales

"In the Land of Time and Other Fantasy Tales" is a posthumous collection of short stories by the author Lord Dunsany, in the Penguin Classics series. Edited and with an introduction by S.T. Joshi, it assembles material from across Dunsany's long career. The cover illustration is a colourised version of a classic illustration for an early Dunsany story by his preferred artist, Sidney Sime.

The collection includes several of Dunsany's most famous stories. It is grouped in themed sections by the editor, and the contents [Dunsany, Lord: Penguin (New York and London), 2004, "In the Land of Time and Other Fantasy Tales", Penguin Classics, front matter] are:
* "Introduction (S.T. Joshi)"
* "Suggestions for Further Reading (S.T. Joshi)"
* "A Note on the Text (S.T. Joshi)"
* "Section I: Pegana and Environs"
* The Gods of Pegana (entire text)
* Time and the Gods (“The Lament of the Gods for Sardathrion”)
* The Legend of the Dawn
* In the Land of Time
* The Relenting of Sarnidac
* The Fall of Babbulkund
* "Section II: Tales of Wonder"
* The Sword of Welleran
* The Kith of the Elf-Folk
* The Ghosts
* The Fortress Unvanquishable Save for Sacnoth
* Blagdaross
* Idle Days on the Yann
* A Shop in Go-by Street
* The Avenger of Perdóndaris
* The Bride of the Man-Horse
* "Section III: Prose Poems"
* Where the Tides Ebb and Flow
* The Raft Builders
* The Prayer of the Flowers
* The Workman
* Charon
* Carcassonne
* Roses
* The City
* "Section IV: Fantasy and Reality"
* The Wonderful Window
* The Coronation of Mr. Thomas Shap
* The City on Mallington Moor
* The Bureau d’Echange de Maux
* The Exiles’ Club
* Thirteen at Table
* The Last Dream of Bwona Khubla
* "Section V: Jorkens"
* The Tale of the Abu Laheeb (the first Jorkens story)
* Our Distant Cousins
* The Walk to Lingham
* The Development of the Rillswood Estate
* A Life’s Work
* "Section VI: Some Late Tales"
* The Policeman’s Prophecy
* The Two Bottles of Relish
* The Cut
* Poseidon
* Helping the Fairies
* The Romance of His Life
* The Pirate of the Round Pond
* "Explanatory Notes (S.T. Joshi) "



* The Locus Index to Science Fiction, 2004

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