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In the Land of Time

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In the Land of Time by Alfred Dunsany
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Feb 24, 2004 | 432 Pages
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Praise

“Dunsany’s best stories remain unique: nobody else has ever been able to capture his visions….S.T. Joshi, a biographer of Dunsany and an expert in the Weird, has given us an excellent introduction and notes.” —Ursula K. Le Guin, Los Angeles Times Book Review

Table Of Contents

Introduction
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text

I.     Pegana and Environs

The Gods of Pegana
Time and the Gods
A Legend of the Dawn
In the Land of Time
The Relenting of Sardinac
The Fall of Babbulkund

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 Perdónaris
The Bride of the Man-Horse

III.     Prose Poems

Where the Tides Ebb and Flow
The Raft-Builders
The Prayer of the Flowers
The Workman
Charon
Carcassonne
Roses
The City

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 Exile’s Club
Thirteen at Table
The Last Dream of Bwona Khubla

V.     Jorkens

The Tale of the Abu Laheeb
Our Distant Cousins
The Walk to Lingham
The Development of the Rillswood Estate
A Life’s Work

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



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