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Author: Hope Mirrlees
Title: Lud-in-the-mist
Language: en
Original publication date: 1926

Characters: Nathaniel Chanticleer, Marigold Chanticleer, Ranulph Chanticleer, Prunella Chanticleer, Ambrose Honeysuckle, Polydore Vigil, Endymion Leer, Hempie, Luke Hempen,

Epigraph: The Sirens stand, as it would seem, to the ancient and the modern, for the impulses in life as yet immoralised, impervious longings, ecstasies, whether of love or art, or philosophy, magical voices calling to a man from his "Land of Heart's Desire," and to which if he hearken it may be that he will

Dedication: To the Memory of My Father

First words: 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

Quotations: Lud-in-the-Mist had all the things that make an old town pleasant. It had an ancient Guild Hall, built of mellow golden bricks and covered with ivy and, when the sun shone on it, it looked like a rotten apricot; it had a harbour in which rode vessels with white and red and tawny sails; it had flat

Last words: And with this final exhortation this book shall close.

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