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Tales of Three Hemispheres

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Author: Lord Dunsany (Edward J. M. D. Plunkett)
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 28,064 / 71 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,242
Added to site: 2004.07.01
mnybks.net#: 8272
Origin: gutenberg.org

Filled with the characteristic Dunsanian spirit of fantasy and magic, these tales are described by a reviewer as stories of our own strange souls.

The last dream of Bwona Khubla; The postman of Otford; East and West; The gifts of the gods; A city of wonder; A pretty quarrel.

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So urgent was the purpose of Ali Kareeb Ahash that he did not lean over as his enemy slid by, did not tarry then to settle that long account; but that Boob Aheera made no attempt to reach him was a source of wonder to Ali. He pondered it till the liner's electric lights shone far away behind him with one blaze and the canoe was near to his destination, and pondered it in vain, for all that the eastern subtlety of his mind was able to tell him clearly was that it was not like Boob Aheera to pass him like that.

That Boob Aheera could have dared to lay such a cause as his before the Diamond Idol Ali had not conceived, yet as he drew near to the golden shrine in the palms, that none that come by the great ships ever found, he began to see more clearly in his mind that this was where Boob had gone on that hot night. And when he beached his canoe his fears departed, giving place to the resignation with which he always viewed Destiny; for there on the white sea sand were the tracks

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