Unhappy Far-Off Things
Lord Dunsany
✓ Unhappy Far-Off Things || ↠ PDF Read by ↠ Lord Dunsany
Mar 21, 2019 - 03:18 AM By Lord Dunsany

Dunsany s work, that Nature at least will recover, and that human doings will prove inconsequential in the larger scheme of things Otherwise, these are meditations from out of Hell, by a man who has been there Included, too is the Dirge of Victory, which was published in the Times at the moment of the War s ending, when Dunsany, of all authors then living, was chosen tDunsany s work, that Nature at least will recover, and that human doings will prove inconsequential in the larger scheme of things Otherwise, these are meditations from out of Hell, by a man who has been there Included, too is the Dirge of Victory, which was published in the Times at the moment of the War s ending, when Dunsany, of all authors then living, was chosen to speak for the entire British nation.
  • Title: Unhappy Far-Off Things
  • Author: Lord Dunsany
  • ISBN: 9780809533336
  • Page: 403
  • Format: Paperback

Comments

Sean McLachlan Mar 21, 2019 - 03:18 AM
Lord Dunsany is best known for his fantasy, which was an inspiration to many authors such as H.P. Lovecraft. In this slim volume, however, Dunsany dwells on the horror of the First World War. Unlike most war memoirs he speaks very little of himself or even of the fighting. Instead we are treated to the grim spectacle of the wreckage behind the lines.Dunsany is known for a poetic style that has sadly gone out of fashion, and in this book he is at his most poetic. He ponders the destroyed French v [...]
Click to Replay
Alex Sarll Mar 21, 2019 - 03:18 AM
The great fantasist's second book of short pieces on that most drearily Earthbound of conflicts, the Great War. The first, Tales of War, reads like it comes from that brief moment when the war was welcomed as a generation's grand opportunity for adventure; these are the later pieces, once the horror and the waste have set in. Obviously Dunsany is not enough of a dolt ever to sink to moral equivalence (and I have never before been quite so angry that the Kaiser was allowed to live out his days as [...]
Click to Replay
Ann Mar 21, 2019 - 03:18 AM
This is an audiobook from LibriVoxbrivox/unhappy-far-off-
Click to Replay
William Mar 21, 2019 - 03:18 AM
Published just after the Great War, this collection of first-hand observations and musings wanders but doesn't fail to satisfy thanks to the author's charming, poetic style.
Click to Replay

Leave a Comment

Name
Email
Your Comment
Unhappy Far-Off Things By Lord Dunsany Dunsany s work, that Nature at least will recover, and that human doings will prove inconsequential in the larger scheme of things Otherwise, these are meditations from out of Hell, by a man who has been there Included, too is the Dirge of Victory, which was published in the Times at the moment of the War s ending, when Dunsany, of all authors then living, was chosen tDunsany s work, that Nature at least will recover, and that human doings will prove inconsequential in the larger scheme of things Otherwise, these are meditations from out of Hell, by a man who has been there Included, too is the Dirge of Victory, which was published in the Times at the moment of the War s ending, when Dunsany, of all authors then living, was chosen to speak for the entire British nation.

Share this article...
  • ✓ Unhappy Far-Off Things || ↠ PDF Read by ↠ Lord Dunsany
    403 Lord Dunsany
  • thumbnail Title: ✓ Unhappy Far-Off Things || ↠ PDF Read by ↠ Lord Dunsany
    Posted by:Lord Dunsany
    Published :2018-011-13T03:18:14+00:00