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A book of short stories by Lord Dunsany, published in 1905 and therefore in the public domain. Despite its relative obscurity nowadays, it had a great influence on many important fantasy authors, such as JRR Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin, and H.P. Lovecraft.

The book is basically an exercise in World Building by Dunsany - there's little plot to speak of, but many short vignettes. It chronicles a few isolated parts of the history of an invented universe, starting with its creation at the probably metaphorical hands of Māna-Yood-Sushāī and ending with the apocalypse.


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