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Lud-in-the-Mist

by Hope Mirrlees

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

First American edition

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Hope Mirrlees.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M679 Lu
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination6 p. l., 11-313 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6699778M
LC Control Number27005683
OCLC/WorldCa6691528

The story centers around Nathaniel Chanticleer, the stodgy, middle aged mayor of the town of Lud-in-the-Mist. Lud is in the country of Dorimare, which is a Fantasy Counterpart Culture of England that borders Fairyland, though there has been no contact between the two countries for centuries. Fairy fruit is illegal and causes strange hallucinations among those who consume it. Get this from a library! Lud-in-the-mist. [Hope Mirrlees] -- This is the story of the mayor of Lud-in-the-Mist, Master Nathaniel Chanticleer, a respectable burgher who learns that his young son has eaten forbidden fairy fruit. Some centuries earlier, fairy.

  Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees. Publication date Topics Fairies -- Fiction Publisher Millennium Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages:   Book Review: Lud-in-the-Mist Posted on Aug by Surendran The first couple of pages of Hope Mirrlees’s novel are filled with deceptively charming descriptions of the quaint and picturesque Lud-in-the-Mist, a city of merchants at the confluence of two rivers, the Dapple and the Dawl, in the country of Dorimare.

The book that New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman considers "one of the finest [fantasy novels] in the English language" Between the mountains and the sea, between the sea and Fairyland, lay the Free State of Dorimare and its picturesque capital, Lud-in-the-Mist. No Luddite ever had any truck with fairies or Fairyland. The book that New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman considers "one of the finest [fantasy novels] in the English language." Between the mountains and the sea, between the sea and Fairyland, lay the Free State of Dorimare and its picturesque capital, Lud-in-the-Mist.4/5(56).


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Lud-in-the-Mist is an unusual fantasy first published inbefore The Hobbit and considerably before the existence of fantasy as a marketing. • Lud-in-the-Mist • Hope Mirrlees • Chapter I Master Nathaniel Chanticleer The Free State of Dorimare was a very small country, but, seeing that it was bounded on the south by the sea and on the north and east by mountains, while its centre consisted of a rich plain, watered by two rivers, a considerable variety ofFile Size: KB.

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Many books from thin to the very thick pages are presented. Lud-in-the-Mist () is the third novel by Hope. It continues the author's exploration of the themes of Life and Art, by a method already described in the preface of her first novel, Madeleine: One of Love's Jansenists (): "to turn from time to time upon the action the fantastic limelight of eternity, with a sudden effect of unreality and the hint of a world within a world".5/5(4).

Lud-in-the-Mist () is the third of three novels by Hope continues the author's exploration of the themes of Life and Art, by a method already described in the preface of her first novel, Madeleine: One of Love's Jansenists (): "to turn from time to time upon the action the fantastic limelight of eternity, with a sudden effect of unreality and the hint of a world within a.

The book that New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman considers "one of the finest [fantasy novels] in the English language." Between the mountains and the sea, between the sea and Fairyland, lay the Free State of Dorimare and its picturesque capital, Lud-in-the-Mist%(37).

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.

Ben reviews Hope Mireless' novel Lud-In-The-Mist For more book talk from The Sci-Fi Christian, friend us on Goodreads. Matt's Goodreads account: http://www.g. Hope Mirrlees () was a British translator, poet and novelist. She published three novels in her lifetime, Madeleine: One of Loves Jansenists (), The Counterplot () and the fantasy novel Lud-in-the-Mist (); three volumes of poetry, including Paris: A Poem (), described by the critic Julia Briggs as "modernism's lost masterpiece"; and A Fly in Amber (), a biography /5.

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From touching moments, to wondrous enchanting moments, to sad more serene ones - and even to extremely humorous times, this book has something for everything/5(19).Lud-in-the-Mist Chapter I Master Nathaniel Chanticleer.

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