A leisurely, gentle series of reminiscences, typically Dunsany, and closely tied up with his work. He has deliberately set down those scenes and incidents which bore fruit in his tales and plays, which stirred his imagination. Childhood, early sensitivity to nature, schooling in Kent, attraction to far-off places. Eton -- Sandhurst -- the Boer War -- politics -- garden party society -- hunting and the like. His plays and stories. The World War. Fantasy plays the expected role; there is his consciously musical and unworldly style. The market will not be a general one, but Dunsany fans will love it.