The Far Islands and Other Tales of Fantasy

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The Far Islands and Other Tales of Fantasy
Far islands.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author John Buchan
Illustrator Larry Dickison
Cover artist Larry Dickison
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy short stories
Publisher Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
1984
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 206 pp
ISBN 0-937986-68-2
OCLC 12230351
823/.912 21
LC Class PR6003.U13 F37 1984

The Far Islands and Other Tales of Fantasy is a collection of fantasy short stories by John Buchan and edited by John Bell. It was first published in 1984 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,100 copies. The stories originally appeared in the magazines Blackwood's, The Atlantic Monthly, The Pall Mall Magazine and Adventure.

Contents[edit]

  • "John Buchan: Adventurer on the Borderland", by John Bell
  • "The Grove of Ashtaroth" (The Moon Endureth, 1912)
  • "The Outgoing of the Tide" (The Atlantic Monthly, January 1902; The Watcher in the Shadows, 1901)
  • "Skule Skerry" (Adventure (US), April 15, 1928; The Pall Mall Magazine, (UK) May 1928; The Runagates Club, 1928)
  • "The Far Islands" (Blackwood's Magazine, November 1899; The Watcher in the Shadows, 1901)
  • "The Wind in the Portico" (The Pall Mall Magazine, March 1928; The Runagates Club, 1928)
  • "No-Man’s-Land" (Blackwood's Magazine, January 1899; The Watcher in the Shadows, 1901)[1]

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