Figures of Earth is a fantasy novel in Cabell's Poictesme (a fictional French province) set during the 13th Century. It's one of the Dom Manuel books, and covers Manuel's life from his humble beginnings as a swineherd to elevating himself to the Count of Poictesme.
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Excerpt: ...the head, and carried it into the hut. He could now perceive that the head was made of white clay, and could deduce that the Misery of earth, whom some call BAbout the Author:
James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) wrote fantasy, and while he's not as well-known to readers these days, his work inspired various authors including Robert A. Heinlein, Neil Gaiman, James Blish, Fritz Leiber, and others. Interesting tidbit, in 1901, Cabell was a suspect in a murder investigation.
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Book Description Unwin Pbs. 16/05/1983, 1983. Book Condition: used-good. - GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 7719-9780048232342
Book Description Unwin Pbs. 16/05/1983, 1983. Book Condition: used-good. GREAT BOOK IN GOOD OR BETTER CONDITION, NORMALLY SENT SAME DAY FROM WAREHOUSE. Bookseller Inventory # 9053-9780048232342
Book Description Unwin Paperbacks, London, UK, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: Good ++/Very Good. 223 pages. Light wear to covers' corners & edges, light browning of page-edges, child's writing to inside of front cover o/w a clean, tidy copy. Size: 7 3/4" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026747
Book Description Unicorn, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. cresed spine some page foxing. Bookseller Inventory # 75399