Magical Tales


 
MAGICAL TALES
By Theodore de Banville
Introduced & Translated by Brian Stableford

Cover by Mike Hoffman



CONTENTS
Introduction
The Figurante
The Pompier
Georgette and Zozo
The Musicians
Portrait Sitting
The Little Actor
The Rag-Picker
Thief of Fire
A Good Day’s Work
The Hubertines
The Last Ball
The Lydian Woman
Interval
Never Too Late
A Meissonier
The Blue Diamond
An Old Vaudevilliste
A Stepmother
The Gray Moths
Pierrot’s Eight Sous
The Parodist
The Amethyst Ring
The Renegade
The Green Files
The Swan
The Stupefied Guest
Theater Column
Perfect Love
A Parisian Chronicle
Chez Brébant
The Fays
Breloque
The Water-Drinkers
The Souls
An Amateur
The Alibi
Riquette à la Houppe
Carabosse
Scenario
The Hunchbacked Child
Gallant Promenade
The Philter
The History of a Reign
The Jew
The Woman
The Good Minister
An Episodic Role
A Literary Debut
Mademoiselle Agathe
Rue de l Éperon