Lud-in-the-Mist

Lud-in-the-Mist


"The unmarried most pretty, reliable, unearthly, and unjustifiably forgotten novel of the 20th century ... a bit golden miracle of a book."--Neal Gaiman desire Mirrlees penned "Lud-in-the-Mist"--a vintage delusion, and her simply fable novel--in 1926. whilst the city of Lud severs its ties to a Faerie land, an unlawful exchange in fairy fruit develops. yet consuming the fruit has terrible and wondrous results. "Helen desire Mirrlees used to be born in England in 1887. Mirrlees was once a detailed good friend of such literary lighting as Walter de los angeles Mare, T.S. Eliot, André Gide, Katharine Mansfield, girl Ottoline Morrell, Bertrand Russell, Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf, and William Butler Yeats. below her personal identify, she released 3 novels: Madeleine -- one in all Life's Jansenists (1921); The Counterplot (1924); and her 1926 vintage myth Lud-in-the-Mist, which has stated idea to the likes of Neil Gaiman, Mary mild, Elizabeth Hand, Johanna Russ, and Tim Powers."--SF website "Hope Mirrlees' writing, frequently underrated, strikes among lightly loopy humour, poetic snatches, genuine risk, and actual poignancy."--The Encyclopedia of delusion

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