Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees (Orion Publishing Co, 1926)

The first classic for this month is Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees (ISBN: 9781473225565, paperback. Published in 2018; first published 1926), which looks at what happens when the ‘solid’ land of Lud rejects the ‘other’ land of Faerie. Full of intrigue and secrets that must inevitably be revealed, this whimsical tale is a both a gentle allegory and great story.

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