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$14.95

All the Tales Pertaining to the Fabulous Realm of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany

"... Dunsany has influenced me more than anyone else except Poe—his rich language, his cosmic point of view, his remote dream-world, & his exquisite sense of the fantastic, all appeal to me more than anything else in mordern literature. My first encounter with him ... gave an immense impetus to my writing; perhaps the greatest it has ever had."

—H.P. Lovecraft, letter to Clark Ashton Smith, 1923.

" And if thou sighest for any memory of earth because thou hearest unforgotten voices, then will the gods send messengers on wings to soothe thee in Pegana, saying to them: 'There one sigheth who hath remembered Earth' and they shall make Pegana more seductive for thee still, and they shall take thee by the hand and whisper in thine ear till the old voices are forgot."

—Lord Dunsany, The Gods Of Pegana.

Lord Dunsany's dream-like short stories were an important basis not only for HP Lovecraft's Dreamlands stories, but also for his entire mythos of supernatural entities. Now for the first time ever, all of Dunsany's Pegana series is collected in one place.

The Complete Pegana contains the entire contents of Dunsany's first two collections, "The Gods of Pegana" and "Time and the Gods", as well as his final Pegana trilogy, "Beyond the Fields We Know".


"Dunsany reigns, along with Tolkien, Peake, and Cabell, as one of the true giants of twentieth-century fantasy... He has been an important model for a variety of writers, including H.P. Lovecraft, Fritz Leiber, Ursula LeGuin, [and] Clark Ashton Smith."

—Darrell Schweitzer, Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural.

S. T. Joshi ed.; Illustrated by Dave Carson; Cover by H. E. Fassl. 256 pages, illustrated. Trade Paperback.

 
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This title was added to our catalog on August 08, 2014.