Foto dell'editore

THE COMPLETE PEGANA; ALL THE TALES PERTAINING TO THE FABULOUS REALM OF PEGANA

Dunsany, Lord. S.T. Joshi, editor [H.P. Lovecraft

Editore: Chaosium Inc., Oakland, CA, 1998
ISBN 10: 1568821166 / ISBN 13: 9781568821160
Usato / Trade paperback / Quantità: 1
Da Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA (Talent, OR, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 34,08
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 4,73
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti

Libro

Dati bibliografici


Titolo: THE COMPLETE PEGANA; ALL THE TALES ...

Casa editrice: Chaosium Inc., Oakland, CA

Data di pubblicazione: 1998

Legatura: Trade paperback

Edizione: First edition, first printing

Descrizione:

Chaosium book number 6016. Collects the three stories, "The Gods of Pegana," "Time and the Gods," and "Beyond the Fields We Know." "The Gods of Pegana" was Dunsany's first book. It is considered a major influence on the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, and Ursula LeGuin. Bleiler; The Checklist of Fantastic Literature pg 104. "A convincing, marvelous creation of an alien cosmology." Bleiler; The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 573. A fine and bright copy. Codice inventario libreria 29221

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
3,96 valutazione media
(112 valutazioni)

Riassunto: Lord Dunsany's Tales of the Fabulous Realm of Pegana.

Recensione: Lord Dunsany is best known as a favorite of other writers--such as H.P. Lovecraft, who counted him second only to Edgar Allan Poe as an influence on his work. Lovecraft readers will be interested to know that two ideas Lovecraft got from Dunsany were (1) an artificial pantheon of gods and other entities (Dunsany's Pegana Mythos predates Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos) and (2) a cosmic vision of man as living on a tiny island of order amid a vast and chaotic universe. Perhaps, as S.T. Joshi writes in the introduction to this collection, "It is now time to appreciate Dunsany in his own right as a master fantasist whose prodigal imagination was equaled by few, whose prose style was a model of affecting simplicity, and whose bold philosophical vision remains challenging to the present day." This edition includes the complete stories from The Gods of Pegana (1905) and Time and the Gods (1906), plus three other stories belonging to the Pegana cycle. --Fiona Webster

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Assegno
  • Assegno circolare
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • PayPal
  • Vaglia
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Robert Gavora, Fine & Rare Books, ABAA
Indirizzo: Talent, OR, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 19 febbraio 1997
Valutazione libreria: 5 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

CONDITIONS OF SALE
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, PayPal and personal checks accepted. All books, with few exceptions, will be covered in clear dust jacket sleeves (Brodarts). Packages will be adequately protected so as to prevent any damage during shipment. All orders are subject to prior sale. Orders will be reserved for a maximum of ten days. All books are returnable for any reason within ten days. Institutions may receive deferred billing.

SHIPPING OPTIONS:
Within the US, shipping is vi...

[Ulteriori informazioni]

Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Descrizione libreria: Specializing in, Railroad History and Technology, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Western Americana, Mystery, and Various other areas of fiction and nonfiction. Use the following catalogues as keywords. "Railroad" will call up all the books pertaining to railroading, its history and technology. If the fantastic is your area of interest, use "science fiction." This catalogue includes fantasy, horror, Arkham House, and supernatural. "Arkham House" will bring up only the Arkham House and Mycroft & Moran titles. There are also "Mystery," "Western Americana," "Civil War." "New" will list only those titles added within the last several months. Though not listed as catalogues, try keywords such as wool, mining, Native American, Indian, any state, various, etc. An e-mail attachment of each catalogue is available upon request. We Buy Books. We are always interested in purchasing fine books and collections