Saturday, February 20, 2016
Lovecraftian Thing A Day No.51: Gods, Men and Ghosts
Not only is this the first Lord Dunsany book I purchased, it is also one of my favourites - collecting not only a good number of the proto-cosmic phantasies that Lovecraft lionises in Supernatural Horror in Literature, but also containing many of Sidney Simes' classic illustrations of Dunsany's stories. The only downside is that the volume doesn't include the wistful 'Idle Days on the Yann' - probably my favourite of all Dunsany's tales. Regardless, many's the evening that I've spent in the Ghooric Zone's snug little book nook waiting to be transported to wild worlds of wonder through the pages of this strange little volume.