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The Book of Wonder

The Book of Wonder by Lord Dunsany
By: (1878-1957)

“Come with me, ladies and gentlemen who are in any wise weary of London: come with me: and those that tire at all of the world we know: for we have new worlds here.” – Lord Dunsany, the preface to “The Book of Wonder”

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THE BOOK OF WONDER

BY LORD DUNSANY

CONTENTS

Preface The Bride of the Man Horse Distressing Tale of Thangobrind The Jeweller The House of the Sphinx Probable Adventure of the Three Literary Men The Injudicious Prayers of Pombo the Idolater The Loot of Bombasharna Miss Cubbidge and the Dragon Of Romance The Quest of the Queen's Tears The Hoard of the Gibbelins How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art Upon the Gnoles How One Came, As Was Foretold, to the City Of Never The Coronation of Mr. Thomas Shap Chu Bu and Sheemish The Wonderful Window Epilogue

PREFACE

Come with me, ladies and gentlemen who are in any wise weary of London: come with me: and those that tire at all of the world we know: for we have new worlds here.

THE BRIDE OF THE MAN HORSE

In the morning of his two hundred and fiftieth year Shepperalk the centaur went to the golden coffer, wherein the treasure of the centaurs was, and taking from it the hoarded amulet that his father, Jyshak, in the years of his prime, had hammered from mountain gold and set with opals bartered from the gnomes, he put it upon his wrist, and said no word, but walked from his mother's cavern... Continue reading book >>


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 3 reviews)

Reviewer: - November 5, 2014
Subject: Book of Wonder and reader
This is a charming set of short fantasy stories. My only complaint is that they are each so short I felt I had just gotten into them when they were done. The reader is awesome and has the perfect tone and reading style for this genre.
Reviewer: - November 10, 2013
Subject: Disagree with "thecrwth"
Out of all the narrators, this guy reads better than most. He should read more works from Dunsany.
Reviewer: - July 11, 2013
Subject: The Best Book Ever
I cant over state how great a book this is, a must read.


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