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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