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Gods, Men and Ghosts

(1940)
The Best Supernatural Fiction of Lord Dunsany
A collection of stories by

 
Irish writer Edward J. M. D. Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, ranks among the twentieth century's great masters of supernatural and science fiction. An outstanding dramatist whose supernatural plays anticipated the theater of the absurd, Dunsany was also a virtuoso writer of short stories and essays. This selection presents the finest of his works, gathered from long-out-of-print sources.
Contents include the famous "Three Sailors' Gambit," possibly the best chess story ever written; the remarkable trilogy about Nuth and the Gnoles, Thangobrind the Jeweller, and the Gibbelins; exploits of the Gods, including both "The Gods of Pengana" and adventures from other books; and favorite adventures of Jorkens, prince of liars. Dunsany's spellbinding tales are complemented by the remarkable visions of Sidney H. Sime, whose delicate illustrations form an indispensable complement to the stories.

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Paperback Editions

February 1971 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Gods, Men and Ghosts: The Best Supernatural Fiction of Lord Dunsany
Author(s): Lord Dunsany, E F Bleiler, lo Dunsany
ISBN: 0-486-22808-8 / 978-0-486-22808-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dover Pubns
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July 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Gods, Men and Ghosts: The Best Supernatural Fiction of Lord Dunsany
Author(s): Lord Dunsany
Publisher: Dover Publications
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