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Tales Of Three Hemispheres

By: Lord Dunsany
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Tales of Three Hemispheres" is a collection of captivating and imaginative short stories written by Lord Dunsany, the pen which name of Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, the 18th Baron of Dunsany. The book takes readers on a journey to fantastical realms and other one distant lands, which that where magical adventures and thought-provoking tales unfold. Each story in the collection offers a unique and enchanting experience, transporting readers to various corners of the world and beyond. Lord Dunsany's elegant prose and vivid descriptions create a mesmerizing atmosphere that captivates the imagination. The tales feature a diverse array of characters, from ancient gods and mythical creatures to ordinary individuals encountering extraordinary circumstances. With themes of fantasy, mythology, and the supernatural, the stories explore the essence of human nature, dreams, and the mysteries of existence. Lord Dunsany's mastery lies in his ability to blend elements of mythology and folklore with his own imaginative creations, fashioning a distinctive literary landscape that defies conventional storytelling. His storytelling prowess casts a spell over readers, drawing them into the realms of wonder and enchantment. "Tales of Three Hemispheres" showcases Lord Dunsany's enduring legacy as a pioneer of fantasy literature, inspiring later generations of writers and contributing significantly to the development of the genre.

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Lord Dunsany

Anglo-Irish author and dramatist Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany also known as Lord Dunsany, lived from 18 July 1878 to 25 October 1957. His fantasy books The King of Elfland's Daughter, published in 1924, is his best-known work. Lord Dunsany was a well-known member of the Plunkett family and a distant relative of several prominent Irish figures. In 1916, he separated from Sir Reginald Drax, his only sibling, for unspecified reasons that appear to be connected to his mother's will. One person's infant brother passed away. He sustained injuries from a bullet that became lodged in his skull during the Easter Rising during World War One. He was prosecuted and found guilty of court-martial contempt during the Irish War of Independence. In Shoreham, Kent, he was particularly active during the Battle of Britain. In 1919, Dunsany traveled to America for the first time to promote his writing. He had a good relationship with people like Lady Gregory, Padraic Colum, Oliver St. John Gogarty, "AE" Russell, Percy French, and W. B. Yeats. In 1957, Lord Dunsany passed away from an appendicitis attack. He was laid to rest at the Shoreham, Kent, churchyard of St. Peter and St. Paul. At a memorial service in Meath's Kilmessan, "Crossing the Bar" was read.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 66Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359396168
  • ISBN-13:9789359396163
  • Item Weight: 99g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.13mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Fantasy / General