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) "

References

ources

* The Locus Index to Science Fiction, 2004


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories — Infobox Book | name = The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories title orig = translator = image caption = author = Lord Dunsany illustrator = Sidney Sime cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Fantasy short… …   Wikipedia

  • Time and the Gods (omnibus) — Infobox Book name = Time and the Gods title orig = translator = image caption = Cover of the first edition author = Lord Dunsany illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre = Fantasy short stories… …   Wikipedia

  • The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game — Players 2+ Setup time < 10 minutes Playing time ≈1 hour per 500 points of miniatures (approx.) Random chance Medium High …   Wikipedia

  • The Undesired Princess —   Dust jacket …   Wikipedia

  • Tales (series) — Tales series The Tales logo of Tales of Vesperia, the tenth mothership title in the series. Genres Console role playing game Developers Namco Tales Studio …   Wikipedia

  • The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath — The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadeth   Author(s) H. P. Lovecraft Country …   Wikipedia

  • The Sisters Grimm (novel series) — The Sisters Grimm is a children s fantasy series written by Michael Buckley and illustrated by Peter Ferguson. Contents 1 Overview 2 Books in the series 3 Main characters 4 …   Wikipedia

  • The Dispossessed —   …   Wikipedia

  • The Queen of Zamba —   …   Wikipedia

  • The Chessmen of Mars —   dust jacket of The Chessmen of Mars …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”