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Fifty-One Tales

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By: (1878-1957)

Very brief, well-crafted stories, many having surprise endings, all steeped in the dye of myth and calling to every reader's neglected imagination.

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by Lord Dunsany



The Assignation


The Death of Pan

The Sphinx at Giza

The Hen

Wind and Fog

The Raft Builders

The Workman

The Guest

Death and Odysseus

Death and the Orange

The Prayer of the Flower

Time and the Tradesman

The Little City

The Unpasturable Fields

The Worm and the Angel

The Songless Country

The Latest Thing

The Demagogue and the Demi monde

The Giant Poppy


The Man With the Golden Ear rings

The Dream of King Karna Vootra

The Storm

A Mistaken Identity

The True History of the Hare and the Tortoise

Alone the Immortals

A Moral Little Tale

The Return of Song

Spring In Town

How the Enemy Came to Thlunrana

A Losing Game

Taking Up Picadilly

After the Fire

The City

The Food of Death

The Lonely Idol

The Sphinx in Thebes (Massachusetts)

The Reward

The Trouble in Leafy Green Street

The Mist

Furrow Maker

Lobster Salad

The Return of the Exiles

Nature and Time

The Song of the Blackbird

The Messengers

The Three Tall Sons


What We Have Come To

The Tomb of Pan


Fame singing in the highways, and trifling as she sang, with sordid adventurers, passed the poet by... Continue reading book >>

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