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Far Islands, the (1899) [Short Story]
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A boy, whose ancestor was one of the followers of Bran the Blessed, dreams constantly of the sea and of vague distant islands shrouded in mist. Over time, his vision grows clearer, and the far islands occupy him more and more.

First published in Blackwood's Magazine, November 1899 and collected in The Watcher by the Threshold and Other Tales (1902).

Original title: The Far Islands
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyWorld of Faerie

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Tales Before Tolkien (2003) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Edith Nesbit , Lord Dunsany , William Hope Hodgson , Arthur Machen , Abraham Merritt , John Buchan , James Branch Cabell , George MacDonald , Frank R. Stockton , William Morris , H. Rider Haggard , Ludwig Tieck , E.H. Knatchbull-Hugessen , Richard Garnett , Andrew Lang , Clemence Housman , Kenneth Morris , Francis Stevens , E.A. Wyke-Smith , Austin Tappan Wright , David Lindsay

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