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Tales of War

By Lord Dunsany

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A collection of short stories from the Irish master of fantasy.

These artistic, subtle, little sketches of the war with a fairy-story elusiveness to them interpret, in a few pages, more than many books do. They tell of the soldiers' longings, his horror of war, the memories of springtime at home, and even descent to a delight in the work of the kaiser's barber.

Biographical Notes

Lord Dunsany (1897-1957)

Born in London of an Anglo-Irish family that could trace its roots back to the twelfth century, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany, was a globetrotter, sportsman, hunter, poet, playwright and chessplayer. He wrote The Gods of Pegana in 1904, which became an unexpected succès d'estime and was followed by several collections which have been an insporation for modern fantasy writers.

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  • ISBN: 9781473219106
  • Publication date: 14 Feb 2019
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  • Imprint: Gateway
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