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The Book of Wonder

Lord Dunsany (1878-1957)

1. 01 – Preface & The Bride of the Man-Horse
2. 02 – Distressing Tale of Thangobrind The Jeweller
3. 03 – The House of the Sphinx
4. 04 – Probable Adventure of the Three Literary Men
5. 05 – The Injudicious Prayers of Pombo the Idolater
6. 06 – The Loot of Bombasharna
7. 07 – Miss Cubbidge and the Dragon Of Romance
8. 08 – The Quest of the Queen’s Tears
9. 09 – The Hoard of the Gibbelins
10. 10 – How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art Upon the Gnoles
11. 11 – How One Came, As Was Foretold, to the City Of Never
12. 12 – The Coronation of Mr. Thomas Shap
13. 13 – Chu-Bu and Sheemish
14. 14 – The Wonderful Window — and Epilogue

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“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”



- 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.


- Disagree with "thecrwth"

Out of all the narrators, this guy reads better than most. He should read more works from Dunsany.


- The Best Book Ever

I cant over state how great a book this is, a must read.