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Drowned Giant, the (1964) [Short Story]
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The body of a drowned giant washes up on a beach. As the news makes its way around the nearby city, a group of researchers at the library decide to investigate for themselves.

Published in The Terminal Beach, London: Gollancz 1964.

Original title: The Drowned Giant
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Book of Fantasy, the (1940) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Franz Kafka , James Joyce , Mary Shelley , Leo Tolstoy , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , William Butler Yeats , Voltaire , Lord Dunsany , Arthur Machen , Olaf Stapledon , J. G. Ballard , Julio Cortázar , Jorge Luis Borges , G. K. Chesterton , Thomas Carlyle , Guy de Maupassant , Francois Rabelais , Evelyn Waugh , Petronius Arbiter , Saki , B. Traven , W. W. Jacobs , Barry Perowne , Thomas Bailey Aldrich , Edward Lucas White , Ryunosuke Akutagawa , Walter de la Mare , Max Beerbohm , I. A. Ireland , May Sinclair , Jean Cocteau , Juan Manuel , Silvina Ocampo , Léon Bloy , Giovanni Papini , Adolfo Bioy Casares , Leonid Andreyev , John Aubrey , Tor Ĺge Bringsvaerd , Delia Ingenieros , Ah'med Ech Chiruani , Martin Buber , Arturo Cancela , Pilar de Lusarreta , Chuang Tzu , Santiago Dabove , Alexandra David-Neel , Macedonio Fernández , James George Frazer , Elena Garro , Herbert A. Giles , Leopoldo Lugones , Edwin Morgan , H. A. Murena , Niu Chiao , Carlos Peralta , Manuel Peyrou , P'u Sung Ling , W. W. Skeat , Emanuel Swedenborg , Juan Rudolfo Wilcock , Richard Wilhelm , G. Willoughby-Meade , Ts'ao Hsueh-Ch'in , Auguste Comte de Villiers de l'Isle-Adam , Wu Ch'Eng En , José Zorrilla
     Slaying of the Dragon, the (1984) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stanislaw Lem , Donald Barthelme , Joyce Carol Oates , J. G. Ballard , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Carlos Fuentes , Ilse Aichinger , Mircea Eliade , Dino Buzzati
     Fantasy Hall of Fame, the (1998) [Anthology]
      Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin , Roger Zelazny , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Robert A. Heinlein , Shirley Jackson , Harlan Ellison , Tanith Lee , Lucius Shepard , Peter S. Beagle , Poul Anderson , James Blish , L. Sprague de Camp , Jack Vance , Clifford D. Simak , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Robert Bloch , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , J. G. Ballard , Gene Wolfe , Jorge Luis Borges , R. A. Lafferty , Anthony Boucher , Horace. L. Gold , Terry Bisson , Margaret St. Clair , Ted Chiang
     Kafkaesque: Stories Inspired by Franz Kafka (2011) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Philip Roth , Jonathan Lethem , Jeffrey Ford , Rudy Rucker , Damon Knight , J. G. Ballard , T.C. (Thomas Coraghessan) Boyle , Paul Di Filippo , Jorge Luis Borges , Carter Scholz , Carol Emshwiller , Michael Blumlein , Eileen Gunn , Terry Bisson , Theodora Goss , Tamar Yellin , David Mairowitz , Robert Crumb

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