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Tales of war

Author: Dunsany, Lord
Publisher: [Auckland] : The Floating Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though this series of stories and vignettes deals mostly with real-world political events and battlefield exploits, author Lord Dunsany brings his trademark lyricism and love of archetypal mythos to even the most quotidian tales. For fantasy readers craving a foray into fact, Tales of War will definitely do the trick.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dunsany, Lord.
Tales of War.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dunsany, Lord
ISBN: 9781775459699 1775459691 9781681463209 1681463202
OCLC Number: 817881987
Notes: Archived by the National Library of New Zealand in PDF (106 pages).
Short stories.
Hypertext links contained in the archived instances of this title are non-functional.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The prayer of the men of Daleswood --
The road --
An imperial monument --
A walk to the trenches --
A walk in Picardy --
What happened on the night of the twenty-seventh --
Standing to --
The splendid traveller --
England --
Shells --
Two degrees of envy --
The master of no man's land --
Weeds and wire --
Spring in England and Flanders --
The nightmare countries --
Spring and the Kaiser --
Two songs --
The punishment --
The English spirit --
An investigation into the causes and origin of the war lost --
The last mirage --
A famous man --
The oases of death --
Anglo-Saxon tyranny --
Memories --
The movement --
Nature's cad --
The home of Herr Schnitzelhaaser --
A deed of mercy --
Last scene of all --
Old England.
Responsibility: Lord Dunsany.
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Though this series of stories and vignettes deals mostly with real-world political events and battlefield exploits, author Lord Dunsany brings his trademark lyricism and love of archetypal mythos to even the most quotidian tales. For fantasy readers craving a foray into fact, Tales of War will definitely do the trick.

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