Time and the Gods

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(4 stars; 23 reviews)

Lord Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was a London-born Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist notable for his work in fantasy. He was influenced by Algernon Swinburne, who wrote the line "Time and the Gods are at strife" in his 1866 poem "Hymn to Proserpine", as well as by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. In turn, Dunsany's influence was felt by H. P. Lovecraft and Ursula K. Le Guin. Arthur C. Clarke corresponded with Dunsany between 1944 and 1956. Those letters are collected in the book Arthur C. Clarke & Lord Dunsany: A Correspondence. Time and the Gods, a series of short stories written in a myth-like style, was first published in 1906. (Summary from Wikipedia) (4 hr 12 min)


Preface &Time; and the Gods 6:57 Read by KentF
Coming of the Sea 10:36 Read by KentF
Legend of the Dawn 14:26 Read by KentF
Vengence of Men 7:05 Read by KentF
When the Gods Slept 14:47 Read by RedToby
King That Was Not; Caves of Kai 16:14 Read by hefyd
Sorrow of Search 13:52 Read by Le Scal
Men of Yarnith; For the Honour of the Gods 23:51 Read by hefyd
Night and Morning; Usury; Mlideen; Secret of the Gods; South Wind 24:05 Read by Måns Broo
In the Land of Time 19:06 Read by RedToby
Relenting of Sarnidac, Jest of the Gods, Dreams of the Prophet 19:32 Read by hefyd
Journey of the King: Pts I and II 12:55 Read by Kevin McAsh
Journey of the King: Pts III and IV 11:47 Read by Måns Broo
Journey of the King: Pts V, VI, and VII 17:44 Read by Robin Cotter
Journey of the King: Pts VIII and IX 20:45 Read by Robin Cotter
Journey of the King: Pts X and XI 18:48 Read by Greg Elmensdorp


(3 stars)

creative allegory written in a time before movies, television or video games. good Fitbit's time, but quite outdated now.

terribly dated

(5 stars)

There was not one nonbinary BIPOC heroic protagonist. In none of these tales was white heteronormativity appropriately denigrated. All you have a series of excellently written tales that evoke a sense of wonder. It is basically Mein Kampf.