The King of Elfland's Daughter

The King of Elfland's Daughter

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Random House, Inc.
“No amount of mere description can convey more than a fraction of Lord Dunsany's pervasive charm.”—H.P. Lovecraft

With an introduction by Neil Gaiman

The poetic style and sweeping grandeur of The King of Elfland's Daughter has made it one of the most beloved fantasy novels of our time, a masterpiece that influenced some of the greatest contemporary fantasists. The heartbreaking story of a marriage between a mortal man and an elf princess is a masterful tapestry of the fairy tale following the “happily ever after.”

Praise for The King of Elfland's Daughter

“We find that he has but tranfigured with beauty the common sights of the world.”—William Butler Yeats

“I shall indeed be happy if this volume contributes to the rediscovery of one of the greatest writers of this century.”—Arthur C. Clarke

“Del Ray is to be thanked for bringing these works back into print. No one can understand modern fantasy without understanding its roots, and Lord Dunsany's work is immediately significant as well as enjoyable even today.”—Katharine Kerr

“A fantasy novel in a class with the Tolkien books.”—L. Sprague de Camp

Baker & Taylor
A young prince ventures into a mysterious forest in search of the land of Faerie and of a princess bride, in one of the landmarks of modern fantasy fiction

Baker
& Taylor

Long out of print, the story of a young prince, who ventures into a mysterious forest in search of the land of Faerie, and of a princess bride, is one of the landmarks of modern fantasy fiction. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Del Rey Impact, c1999
Edition: 1st Del Rey trade paperback ed
ISBN: 9780345431912
034543191X
Branch Call Number: F DUN
Characteristics: xiii, 240 p. ; 21 cm

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