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Short stories 1927-1956

Author: Walter De la Mare; Giles De la Mare
Publisher: London : Giles de la Mare Publishers, 2001.
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"De la Mare's earliest published works were stories, and he continued writing and re-writing stories throughout the rest of his life. There was always a creative counterpoint between the themes and imagery of his prose and his poetry - such as the dream, childhood, the house, night, love lost and love regained, solitude and the traveller. A full understanding of either is impossible without knowledge of both. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956.
Short stories 1927-1956.
London : Giles de la Mare Publishers, 2001
(OCoLC)606571429
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter De la Mare; Giles De la Mare
ISBN: 1900357046 9781900357043
OCLC Number: 48019538
Description: ix, 566 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: On the edge: short stories (1930): A recluse --
Willows --
Crewe --
At first sight --
The green room --
The orgy: an idyll --
The picnic --
An ideal craftsman --
The wind blows over (1936): 'What dreams may come' --
Cape race --
Physic --
The talisman --
In the forest --
'A froward child' --
Miss Miller --
The house --
A revenant --
'A nest of singing birds' --
The trumpet --
A beginning and other stories (1955): Odd shop --
Music --
The stranger --
Neighbours --
The princess --
The guardian --
The face --
The cartouche --
The picture --
Quincunx --
An anniversary --
Bad company --
A beginning --
Uncollected stories: The lynx --
A sort of interview --
The miller's tale --
A:B:O. --
Unpublished stories: The orgy, an idyll, part II --
Late --
Pig --
Dr Iggatt.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Walter de la Mare ; edited by Giles de la Mare.

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A collection of short stories that starts with "Broomsticks and Other Tales of 1925", with its twelve stories, and continues with "The Lord Fish of 1933" with seven stories. The famous story called  Read more...

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"'What strikes one most about [them] is how truly peculiar they are... it is good to see these dark and disquieting stories back in print.' TLS on Short Stories 1895-1926 and Short Stories 1927-1956 Read more...

 
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