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ISBN:
1900357046
Author:
Giles de la Mare,Walter de la Mare
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Short Stories & Anthologies
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English
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Giles de la Mare; 1st Edition edition (July 1, 2001)
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566 pages
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The publication of "Short Stories1927-1956" celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Walter de la Mare's death. It is also the culmination of a major literary enterprise. For many people Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) is as great a writer of fiction as of poetry

The publication of "Short Stories1927-1956" celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Walter de la Mare's death. For many people Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) is as great a writer of fiction as of poetry. Short Stories" brings them all together in three volumes in the first comprehensive collection to be published. De la Mare's earliest published works were stories, and he continued writing and rewriting stories.

Walter John de la Mare OM CH (/ˈdɛləˌmɛər/; 25 April 1873 – 22 June 1956) was an English poet, short story writer, and novelist. He is probably best remembered for his works for children, for his poem "The Listeners", and for a highly acclaimed selection of subtle psychological horror stories, amongst them "Seaton's Aunt" and "All Hallows".

Folly, heedlessness, vanity, pride, craft, meanness, stupidity – yes. But even Iagos in this world are few, and devilry is as rare as witchcraft. One winter’s evening some little time ago, bound. on a visit to a friend in London, I found myself on the platform of one of its many subterranean railway stations. It is an ordeal that one may undergo as seldom as one can. The glare and glitter, the noise, the very air one breathes affect nerves and spirits. One expects vaguely strange meetings in such surroundings. On this occasion, the expectation was justified

The publication of Short Stories 1927–1956 celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Walter de la Mare's death.

The publication of Short Stories 1927–1956 celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Walter de la Mare's death. TLS on Short Stories 1895–1926 and Short Stories 1927–1956: 'What strikes one most about is how truly peculiar they ar. t is good to see these dark and disquieting stories back in print. Martin Seymour-Smith in Scotland on Sunday on Short Stories 1895–1926: 'He was s. great" that, like all the greatest, his greatness functions as an assumption that goes hardly even recognize. he chief emotion is, as it should be, one of immense gratitude.

De la Mare's first book, Songs of Childhood, was published under the name Walter Ramal.

This is the second of a three-volume collection bringing together Walter de la Mare's short stories. De la Mare's first book, Songs of Childhood, was published under the name Walter Ramal. He worked in the statistics department of the London office of Standard Oil for eighteen years to support his family, but nevertheless found time to write. De la Mare suffered from a coronary thrombosis in 1947 and died of another in 1956. Short Stories 1927-1956 Short Stories (Том 2), Walter De la Mare Short Stories, 1895-1956 (Том 2), Giles De la Mare Short stories (Том 2), Walter De la Mare.

SHORT STORIES 1927–1956. When Walter de la Mare brought out his first collection of short stories called The Riddle in 1923 at the age of fifty, it would have been a surprise to some to discover how long he had been attracted by the genre. Few people would have guessed that his earliest published works had been stories. His first printed story, ‘Kismet’, had appeared in The Sketch in August 1895, and at least seven others had been serialized before the publication of Songs of Childhood in 1902. De la Mare continued writing and re-writing stories throughout the rest of his life.

The publication of Short Stories 1927-1956 celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Walter de la Mare's death.

Gripping and poignant tale of psychic possession concerns Arthur Lawford, who appears to have been possessed by the spirit of a long-dead 18th-century pirate. One of de la Mare's finest occult stories, the novel also deals with domestic trauma, unrequited love and philosophical reflection. New introduction by S. T. Joshi. The publication of Short Stories 1927-1956 celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Walter de la Mare's death.

Walter de La Mare, Giles De LA Mare. The publication of "Short Stories1927-1956" celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of Walter de la Mare's death. Short Stories" brings them all together in three volumes in the first comprehensive collection to be published

For many, Walter de la Mare is as great a writer of fiction as of poetry. Sadly, the majority of his short stories have been unavailable for some time. Now this welcome volume, thesecond of three, brings together more stories written between 1927 and 1956, including On the Edge, The Wind Blows Over, A Beginning and Other Stories, as well as four uncollected stories and four unpublished stories.
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