The Book of Wonder
Aegypan, 2006 - Fiction - 128 pages
The seventh book and fifth original short story collection of Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula K. Le Guin and others. It was first published in hardcover by William Heinemann in November, 1912 and has been reprinted a number of times since. The book collects fourteen fantasy short stories by the author.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wvlibrarydude - LibraryThing
This is a collection of stories that I will return to later. Back in middle school I went through a phase of reading myths and folktales from around the world. This collection reminds me of those ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - atimco - LibraryThing
Lord Dunsany's fantasy is unlike any I have ever read, and the best description I can give of these short stories is that they read like a collection of dark nursery rhymes, without the nursery and ... Read full review