The Book of Wonder
Publish date: February 18th 2002
Publisher: Wildside Press
Pages no: 120
Edition language: English
Some of the stories are okay, but in many cases they feel a little dated. The ones about politics, however, are quite funny.
Gutenberg ebook: Book of Wonder (1912, short stories) Wikipedia: Book of Wonder (has list of stories) I'd been reading so many authors gush about or at least admit being influenced by Lord Dunsany (read his full name here and you'll see why everyone abbreviates it) that it seemed time to find out ...
CONTENTSPREFACETHE BRIDE OF THE MAN-HORSEDISTRESSING TALE OF THANGOBRIND THE JEWELLERTHE HOUSE OF THE SPHINXPROBABLE ADVENTURE OF THE THREE LITERARY MENTHE INJUDICIOUS PRAYERS OF POMBO THE IDOLATERTHE LOOT OF BOMBASHARNAMISS CUBBIDGE AND THE DRAGON OF ROMANCETHE QUEST OF THE QUEEN'S TEARSTHE HOARD O...
Geek that I am I actually read this to prepare for the Tolkien Professor’s Faerie & Fantasy podcast seminar that covers the book. I am rather conflicted about Dunsany in general and this book in particular. After finishing the first half I found that _The Book of Wonder_ more or less confirmed for ...