Lord Dunsany 1878—1957

Lord Dunsany

Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany was an Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, published under the name Lord Dunsany. More than eighty books of his work were published, and his oeuvre includes many hundreds of published short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays.

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A Dreamer's Tales (1910)

Lord Dunsany had invented a new mythology, and his fourth book supported this to the end. He skims the cream of old and new romance, giving a concentrat...read more »


Guerrilla (1944)

When the Germans conquered the Land, Srebnitz left school to join Hlaka’s guerrilla band on the Mountain. The Land is presumably Greece but it might be ...read more »


Plays for Earth and Air (1937)

Though the first four plays in this book were written for earth and the rest for air; the rest have all been done in their appropriate element. Probabl...read more »


The Book of Wonder (1912)

Not only does any tale which crosshatches between this world and Faerie owe a founder’s debt to Lord Dunsany, but the secondary world created by J.R.R. ...read more »


The King of Elfland's Daughter (1924)

The poetic style and sweeping grandeur of The King of Elfland’s Daughter has made it one of the most beloved fantasy novels of our time, a masterpiece t...read more »