The Gods of Pegana

by Lord Dunsany

Publisher: Aegypan

Written in English
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  • Fiction - Fantasy.,
  • Fantasy - Short Stories (Single Author),
  • Literature - Classics.,
  • Fantasy - General.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Edward J.M.D. Plunkett, Lord Dunsany.
GenreFantasy
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9594207M
ISBN 10159818315X
ISBN 109781598183153

  Read "The Gods of Pegana" by Lord Dunsany available from Rakuten Kobo. "In the mists before THE BEGINNING, Fate and Chance cast lots to decide whose the Game should be; and he that won strode Brand: Start Publishing LLC. An SF Gateway eBook: bringing the classics to the future. Mana-Yood-Sushai — is a fictional deity in the works of Lord Dunsany, mainly The Gods of Pegana, but also mentioned in a later work, Time and the Gods. In these books, he is the first god and creator of all the other gods. It was one of the stories we at Pegana Press were privileged to add to our collection of previously uncollected works entitled Lost Tales Volume 1 by Lord Dunsany. It begins thus. As the poet walked through the moist, grey town thinking of Faëry and imperious Death, he saw the unthought-of pavement, monotonous, wet, clad with dirt, desolate.

We worship Pegana's gods, who have a fondness for our incense and the sound of our sacrifice when it squeals upon the altar." Then answered Snyrg: "Asleep are Pegana's gods, nor will They wake for the humming of thy prayers which lie in the dust upon Pegana's floor, and over Them Sniracte, the spider of the worlds, hath woven a web of mist/5(). The Gods of Pegana is an invented pantheon. This slim book by Lord Dunsany has been tremendously influential, having inspired illustrious personages such as aft and n. And the original illustrations by Sidney Sime are classics by themselves.I have been wanting to read this book for a long time, but the actual reading left 4/5(2). The Gods of Pegana - Edition #11 of The Amazon detail pages usually display a larger image. Paperback This item-- Dreams Assembled: The Collected Early Dreams of Lord Dunsany Volume I --is a 3-book omnibus volume containing: The Gods of Pegana Time and the Gods The Sword of Welleran. His works include The Gods of Pegana (), Time and the Gods (), The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories (), A Dreamers Tales (), The Book of Wonder (), Fifty-One Tales (), The Last Book of Wonder (), Tales of Three Hemispheres (), The Man Who Ate the Phoenix (), and The Little Tales of Smethers and Other.

The gods of Pegana,. [Dunsany, Lord] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create The author's first book. Signed by the author. Bookplate of Francis S. Hewitt Seccombe. Tipped in is an 8 page A.L.S. from Dunsany to a Mr. Clark, Jan. 2, The Gods of Pegāna by Lord Dunsany ~ 1st American Edition, published in by John W. Luce & Company ~ black cloth backed maroon paper boards ~ title on front cover and spine ~ Book is in Very Good Condition, as Rating: % positive.   The Gods of Pegāna is the first book by Anglo-Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, published on a commission basis in The book was reviewed favourably but as an unusual piece. The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna/5(1K). ‎The Gods of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany, is an imaginative book of fantasy and one of the most important collections compiled of short stories from the early part of the 20th century. Dunsany, as the second writer to fully exploit the fantasy and adventure of imaginary lands, which include gods, witches.

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The Gods of Pegana is an invented pantheon. This slim book by Lord Dunsany has been tremendously influential, having inspired illustrious personages such /5. Dunsany also explored the relationship between Pegana Gods with the people and their prophets, also how the final day or Doomsday would unfold.

There's a particularly interesting bit about numerous minor domestic gods, like Gods of Dust, Gods of Hearth, and Gods of Pet. It is surely a fascinating study of mythopoeia.4/4(17). The Gods of Pegana is the first book by Anglo-Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, published on a commission basis in It is considered a major influence on the work of J.

Tolkien, H. Lovecraft, Ursula K. Le Guin and many others. The book was reviewed favourably but as an unusual piece. One of the more influential reviews was by /5(16).

The Gods of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany, [], full text etext at Sacred Texts Legends and Sagas Dunsany Buy this Book on Kindle. The Gods of Pegana by Lord Dunsany [] Contents Start Reading Text [Zipped] Title Page Contents Preface Introduction Of Skarl the Drummer Of the Making of the Worlds.

" The Gods of Pegana" is the first book by Lord Dunsany, published in The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegana. Contents: Preface, The Gods of Pegana, Of Skarl the Drummer, Of the Making of the Worlds, Of the Game of the Gods, The Chaunt of the Gods, The Sayings of Kib.

The book itself is a world-building anthology of short snippets of myths detailing the gods and prophets of Lord Dunsany's Pegana. I'm certainly biased since I'm a huge sucker for this kind of readings, so I'm definitely satisfied.

9 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Author: Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron. A book of short stories by Lord Dunsany, published in and therefore in the public e its relative obscurity nowadays, it had a great influence on many important fantasy authors, such as J.

Tolkien, C. Lewis, H. Lovecraft, and Ursula K. Le Guin. The book is basically an exercise in World Building by Dunsany - there's little plot to speak of. The Gods of Pegana was the start of a year collaboration with Sime and sometimes led to Dunsany crafting stories around Sime’s inspirational illustrations rather than just complimenting his prose.

Other than two frontispieces for a pair of Arthur Machen books, Dunsany’s were the only books Sime illustrated. The Gods of Pegana. Lord Dunsany. 4 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

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The Gods of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany, [], at OF SKARL THE DRUMMER. When MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI had made the gods and Skarl, Skarl made a drum, and began to beat upon it that he might drum for ever. Then because he was weary after the making of the gods, and because of the drumming of Skarl, did MANA-YOOD.

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The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection 'Time and the Gods' and by some stories in 'The.

The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection "Time and the Gods" and by some stories in "The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories". First Page: THE GODS OF PEGANA. LORD DUNSANY.

CONTENTS. Preface. Introduction. Of Skarl the Drummer. Of the. Editions for The Gods of Pegana: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition), (), (Paperbac.

Lord Dunsany’s book The Gods of Pegana and its followup, Time and the Gods, are forgotten masterpieces of comparative mythology which introduced the author’s pantheon of fictional neglected today Dunsany’s work inspired authors from H.P.

Lovecraft to J.R.R. Tolkein to C.S. Lewis. (But oddly, NOT e.e. cummings, A.A. Milne or H.R. The Gods of Pegana is an invented pantheon. This slim book by Lord Dunsany has been tremendously influential, having inspired illustrious personages such as aft and n.

And the original illustrations by Sidney Sime are classics by themselves/5(1K). The Gods of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany () Read by Irene Deneb Cyan Illustrated with the works of Sidney Sime and Nicholas Roerich Intro music excerpt from Ernst Krenek's String Quartet no.

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It was followed by a further collection "Time and the Gods" and by some stories in "The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories". (Summary by Jason Mills) (1 hr 36 min)/5(22). Then said the gods of Pegana: "It is enough.

We are the gods of Pegana, and none are equal." Then Mung sent Umbool back to his waste in Afrik to breathe again upon the rocks, and parch the desert, and to sear the memory of Afrik into the brains of all who ever bring their bones away.

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Dunsany also explored the relationship between Pegana Gods with the people and their prophets, also how the final day or Doomsday would unfold.

There's a particularly interesting bit about numerous minor domestic gods, like Gods of Dust, Gods of Hearth, and Gods of Pet/5(22). Buy The Gods of Pegana by Dunsany, Lord (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(21).

The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection Time and the Gods and by some stories in The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories.

The Gods of Pegana. "The Gods of Pegāna" is the first book by Anglo-Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, published in It is a series of tales about Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. These freshly-minted myths offer thought-provoking perspectives on life and death, time and destiny, laughter and folly.

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The Gods of Pegana - Ebook written by Lord Dunsany. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Gods of Pegana. The Gods of Pegana Lord Dunsany (Edward J. Plunkett) follow where Slid is gathering up his own, to rejoice where Slid rejoices, singing the chaunt of Slid, even as will at the Last gather all the Lives of the People about the feet Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, Gods of Pegāna.

[London] The Pegana Press, Plays of Gods and Men; The Ginger Cat and Other Lost Plays; Forgotten classics. The Dreams of a Prophet (hardcover, with large print edition also available via the website; contains the collections The Gods of Pegana, Time and the Gods, The Sword of Welleran, and Fifty-One Tales) Pegana Press.

Lost Tales Volume 1.Other articles where The Gods of Pegana is discussed: Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th baron of Dunsany: book of short stories was The Gods of Pegana (); his first play, The Glittering Gate, was produced by the Abbey Theatre in Dublin in ; and his first London production, The Gods of the Mountain, at the Haymarket Theatre in