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by John Bell,L. Dickison,John Buchan

  • ISBN: 0937986682
  • Category: Fantasy
  • Author: John Bell,L. Dickison,John Buchan
  • Subcategory: Fantasy
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Donald m Grant Pub Inc; 1st edition (June 1, 1984)
  • Pages: 206 pages
  • FB2 size: 1734 kb
  • EPUB size: 1856 kb
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The stories originally appeared in the magazines Blackwood's, The Atlantic Monthly, The Pall Mall Magazine and Adventure. The Grove of Ashtaroth" (The Moon Endureth, 1912).

John Buchan is best remembered as the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps, the famous spy novel and classic movie. In this period he also wrote twenty-one fantasy short stories, the finest of which are collected in this volume: "No-Man's-Land" (certainly an influence on Robert E. Howard), "The Far Islands", "The Outgoing of the Tide", "Skule Skerry", "The Grove of Ashtaroth", and "The Wind in the Portico"

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Start by marking Far Islands and Other Tales of Fantasy as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. John Buchan (1st Baron Tweedsmuir) was a Scottish novelist and public servant who combined a successful career as an author of thrillers, historical novels, histories and biographies with a parallel career in public life. At the time of his death he was Governor-General of Canada. Buchan was educated at Glasgow and Oxford Universities.

The Grove of Ashtaroth" (The Moon Endureth, 1912). The Far Islands" (Blackwood's Magazine, November 1899; The Watcher in the Shadows, 1901). The Outgoing of the Tide" (The Atlantic Monthly, January 1902; The Watcher in the Shadows, 1901). Skule Skerry" (Adventure (US), April 15, 1928; The Pall Mall Magazine, (UK) May 1928; The Runagates Club, 1928). The Wind in the Portico" (The Pall Mall Magazine, March 1928; The Runagates Club, 1928)

From the Pentlands looking North and South.

From the Pentlands looking North and South. Thither from alien seas and skies Comes the far-questioned merchandise:- Wrought silks of Broussa, Mocha's ware Brown-tinted, fragrant, and the rare Thin perfumes that the rose's breath Has sought, immortal in her death: Gold, gems, and spice, and haply still The red rough largess of the hill Which takes the sun and bears the vines Among the. haunted Apennines.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who . Tales of Space and Time is a fantasy and science fiction collection of three short stories and two novellas written by the English author H. G. Wells between 1897 and 1898.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1984. Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. is a fantasy and science fiction small press publisher in New Hampshire that was founded in 1964. It was first published by Doubleday & McClure Co. in 1899.

Andrew Lownie, in John Buchan: The Presbyterian Cavalier notes that this is a more ambitious and complex book than .

Andrew Lownie, in John Buchan: The Presbyterian Cavalier notes that this is a more ambitious and complex book than Buchan had attempted, that as a result is less successful, he considers it to have been a victim of its long and spasmodic gestation, of Buchan's busy lifestyle. A Lost Lady of Old Years at Project Gutenberg Australia. Their mixture of satire and criticism both barbed and insightful was popular and the magazine gained a large audience.

The Grove of Ashtaroth. The wind in the portico. Includes bibliographical references. The outgoing of the tide.

Stated First Edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Mild rubs to the head and heel of the dust jacket's spine. Introduction and notes by John Bell. Illustrations and dust jacket art by Larry Dickison.

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