Lud-In-The-Mist

by Hope Mirrlees

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Lud-In-The-Mist Synopsis

Lud-in-the-Mist - a prosperous country town situated where two rivers meet: the Dawl and the Dapple. The latter, which has its source in the land of Faerie, is a great trial to Lud, which had long rejected anything 'other', preferring to believe only in what is known, what is solid.

Nathaniel Chanticleer is a somewhat dreamy, slightly melancholy man, not one for making waves, who is deliberately ignoring a vital part of his own past; a secret he refuses even to acknowledge. But with the disappearance of his own daughter, and a long-overdue desire to protect his young son, he realises that something is changing in Lud - and something must be done.

Lud-in-the-Mist is a true classic, an adult fairy tale exploring the need to embrace what we fear and to come to terms with 'the shadows' - those sweet and dark impulses that our public selves ignore or repress.

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ISBN: 9781473225565
Publication date: 05/07/2018
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473225565
Publication date: 5th July 2018
Author: Hope Mirrlees
Publisher: Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Genres: Classics, eBook Favourites, Fantasy, The Evergreens,
Categories: Fantasy, Classic fiction (pre c 1945),

About Hope Mirrlees

Helen Hope Mirrlees (1887-1978) was a British author of novels and poems, whose three novels are Lud-in-the-Mist, Madeleine, and Counterplot, and a book of poetry, Moods and Tensions: Poems. She was one of the Bloomsbury Group and counted among her good friends T. S. Eliot, William Butler Yeats and Virginia Woolf.

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