Time and the Gods (omnibus)

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Time and the Gods
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Cover of the first edition
Author Lord Dunsany
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Genre Fantasy
Publisher Orion Books
Publication date
2000
Media typePrint (paperback)
Pagesviii, 584
ISBN 1-85798-989-9
OCLC 42912908

Time and the Gods is an omnibus collection of fantasy stories by Anglo-Irish writer Lord Dunsany. It was first published by Orion Books in 2000 as the second volume of their Fantasy Masterworks series. This omnibus contains all the stories from Dunsany's earlier collections: The Gods of Pegāna (1905), Time and the Gods (1906), The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories (1908), A Dreamer's Tales (1910), The Book of Wonder (1912), and The Last Book of Wonder (1916).

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