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Lud-In-The-Mist

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781857987676

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 3rd April 2008

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

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The town of Lud is a prosperous, bustling little country port, situated at the confluence of two rivers: the Dawl and the Dapple. The latter, which has its source in the land of Faerie beyond the Elfin Marches and the Debatable Hills, is a source of great trial to Lud, which had long rejected such fanciful nonsense as fairies, elves and the like.

Then a perfect plague of faerie influences hits the town, penetrating even to Miss Primrose Crabapple’s Establishment for Young Ladies, and it becomes apparent to even the stuffiest burgher that Steps Would Have To Be Taken. Fortunately for everyone, Master Nathaniel Chanticleer, Mayor of Lud, is a man with his head firmly in the clouds …

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The single most beautiful and unjustifiably forgotten novel of the twentieth century
Neil Gaiman
A Shakespearian tragi-comedy, a murder mystery and a multi-faceted allegory all in one; and a damn good story, too
Mary Gentle
What we have here is that rarest of creatures, the fantasy novel of ideas
Michael Swanwick
[involves] fundamental questions of how a society and its members understand their own history, and how they make sense of the conflicts embedded in social class and political power
Mary Beard, TLS