|Title:||The Jest of Hahalaba|
|Publisher:||G. P. Putnam's Sons|
|Tags:||drama, fantasy, fiction, film adaptation, one-act play|
A one-act play set in the final hours of 1928. Sir Arthur Strangways enlists an alchemist to summon the unpredictable and mischievous spirit of Laughter. Though the alchemist warns of possible dire consequences, Sir Arthur’s greed leads him to invoke the spirit and receive a shocking surprise as the New Year arrives. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Plunkett, Edward 18th Baron of Dunsany
Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was an Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work, mostly in fantasy, published under the name Lord Dunsany. More than eighty books of his work were published, and his oeuvre includes many hundreds of published short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays.--Wikipedia.
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