The Man Who Ate the Phoenix

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The Man Who Ate the Phoenix
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First edition
AuthorLord Dunsany
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
GenreFantasy
PublisherJarrolds
Publication date
1949
Media typePrint (hardcover)

The Man Who Ate the Phoenix is a collection of fantasy short stories by Anglo-Irish writer Lord Dunsany. The first edition was published in London by Jarrolds in December 1949.

The book collects 41 short pieces by Dunsany.

Contents[edit]

  • "The Man Who Ate the Phoenix"
  • "The Widow Flynn's Apple Tree"
  • "Where Everyone's Business is Known"
  • "The Rose By-pass"
  • "An Old Man's Tale"
  • "How the Tinker Came to Skavangur"
  • "The Opal Arrow-Head"
  • "The Sultan's Pet"
  • "The Descent of the Sultan of Khash"
  • "The Policeman's Prophecy"
  • "The Wind in the Wood"
  • "The Tiger's Skin"
  • "The Finding of Mr. Jupkens"
  • "The Awful Dream"
  • "Mrs. Mulger"
  • "The Choice"
  • "Rose Tibbets"
  • "Little Snow White Up to Date"
  • "The Return"
  • "The Mad Ghost"
  • "The Cause"
  • "The Cut"
  • "The Sleuthing of Lily Bostum"
  • "The Possibility of Life on the Third Planet"
  • "Old Emma"
  • "How Abdul Din Saved Justice"
  • "The First Watch-Dog"
  • "The Chess-Player, the Financier, and Another"
  • "The Honorary Member"
  • "The Experiment"
  • "Down among the Kingcups"
  • "The Gratitude of the Devil"
  • "The After-Dinner Speech"
  • "The Je-ne-sais-quoi"
  • "Poseidon"
  • "A Near Thing"
  • "Ardor Canis"
  • "A Lapse of Memory"
  • "Forty Years On"
  • "The Iron Door"
  • "The Great Scoop"

References[edit]

  • Joshi, S. T. (1993). Lord Dunsany: a Bibliography / by S. T. Joshi and Darrell Schweitzer. Metuchen, N.J.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 27.