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The Cream of the Jest
James Branch Cabell
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The Cream of the Jest
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The lines between reality and fantasy begin to blur in the life of an author of fantasy books.

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The Cream of the Jest
Book First
I: Palliation of the Gambit
II: Introduces the Ageless Woman
III: Wherein a Clerk Appraises a Fair Country
IV: Of the Double-Dealer’s Traffic with a Knave
V: How the Double-Dealer Was of Two Minds
VI: Treats of Maugis d’Aigremont’s Pottage
VII: Journey’s End: With the Customary Unmasking
Book Second
VIII: Of a Trifle Found in Twilight
IX: Beyond Use and Wont Fares the Road to Storisende
X: Of Idle Speculations in a Library
XI: How There Was a Light in the Fog
XII: Of Publishing: With an Unlikely Appendix
XIII: Suggesting Themes of Universal Appeal
XIV: Peculiar Conduct of a Personage
XV: Of Vain Regret and Wonder in the Dark
Book Third
XVI: They Come to a High Place
XVII: Of the Sigil and One Use of It
XVIII: Treats of a Prelate and, in Part, of Pigeons
XIX: Local Laws of Nephelococcygia
XX: Of Diverse Fleshly Riddles
XXI: In Pursuit of a Whisper
XXII: Of Truisms: Treated Reasonably
Book Fourth
XXIII: Economic Considerations of Piety
XXIV: Deals with Pen Scratches
XXV: Byproducts of Rational Endeavor
XXVI: “Epper Si Muove”
XVII: Evolution of a Vestryman
XXVIII: The Shallowest Sort of Mysticism
Book Fifth
XXIX: Of Poetic Love: Treated with Poetic Inefficiency
XXX: Cross-Purposes in Spacious Times
XXXI: Horvendile to Ettarre: At Whitehall
XXXII: Horvendile to Ettarre: At Vaux-le-Vicomte
XXXIII: Horvendile to Ettarre: In the Conciergerie
XXXIV: Of One Enigma That Threatened to Prove Allegorical
XXXV: Treats of Witches, Mixed Drinks, and the Weather
Book Sixth
XXXVI: Sundry Disclosures of the Press
XXXVII: Considerations Toward Sunset
XXXVIII: One Way of Elusion
XXXIX: Past Storisende Fares the Road of Use and Wont
XL: Which Mr. Flaherty Does Not Quite Explain
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