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Figures of Earth A Comedy of Appearances James Branch Cabell

Figures of Earth A Comedy of Appearances

James Branch Cabell

Published June 1st 2005
ISBN : 9780766198968
Paperback
372 pages
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1924. Today, some recognize Cabell as one of the first contemporary writers from the South. He is also noted for his unique blending of classic myths and legends with his own imagination and is considered a pioneer of fantasy writing. Figures ofMore1924. Today, some recognize Cabell as one of the first contemporary writers from the South. He is also noted for his unique blending of classic myths and legends with his own imagination and is considered a pioneer of fantasy writing. Figures of Earth is one of the classic American fantasy novels. It is set in Cabells universe, a pseudo-medieval world with a lot of fantastic props. This story describes the life of Manuel, a swineherd of divine birth who rises to become a legendary hero and ruler. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.