Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees – Sweet Sequels Out of Print Collection
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Sweet Sequels Out of Print Collection
Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees with cover art by Haleigh DeRocher
This is the complete and unabridged text of Hope Mirrlees’s novel, Lud-in-the-Mist. This edition is available exclusively in the Sweet Sequels shop. This beautiful hardcover edition features original cover art. It measures 6×9.
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From the back:
“And this is but another proof that the Written Word is a Fairy, as mocking and elusive as Willy Wisp, speaking lying words to us in a feigned voice. So let all readers of books take warning!”Lud-in-the-Mist is a verdant country town cradled by two rivers, the Dapple and the Dawl. The Dapple begins beyond the hills, in Fairyland. Long, long ago, fairy things had been looked upon with reverence, and fairy fruit enjoyed by the citizens of the Lud-in-the-Mist. But it is now a crime to consume the fruit, and anything related to Fairyland is unspeakable. When the mayor’s son falls sick and is believed to have eaten the forbidden fruit, a mystery unfolds and an adventure ensues.Published 30 years before Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, Lud-in-the-Mist played a large role in the establishment of the modern fantasy genre. Neil Gaiman was greatly inspired by the work, citing it as “the single most beautiful, solid, unearthly, and unjustifiably forgotten novel of the twentieth century.”This exciting title is now available with beautiful cover art by Haleigh DeRocher, found exclusively at sweetsequels.com.
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