A Dreamer's Tales
Lord Dunsany - 1910
M. D. Plunkett) "If thou wilt go up Poltarnees and come back, as none have come, and report to us what lure or magic is in the Sea, we will pardon thy blasphemy, and thou shalt have the Princess to wife and sit among the Council of Kings." We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.
The Lost Valley and Other Stories
Algernon Blackwood - 1910
T. Joshi has stated that "his work is more consistently meritorious than any weird writer's except Dunsany's" and that his short story collection Incredible Adventures (1914) "may be the premier weird collection of this or any other century." One of the most prolific writers of ghost stories in the history of the genre. Blackwood was also a journalist and a broadcasting narrator. Included in this volume of tales of terror are the classic Blackwood stories, "The Lost Valley," "The Wendigo," "Old Clothes," "Perspective," "The Terror of the Twins," "The Man from the 'Gods, '" "The Man Who Played upon the Leaf," "The Price of Wiggins's Orgy," "Carlton's Drive," and "The Eccentricity of Simon Parnacute."