By Pamela Dean
Within the historic Scottish ballad "Tam Lin," headstrong Janet defies Tam Lin to stroll in her personal land of Carterhaugh . . . after which needs to conflict the Queen of Faery for ownership of her lover’s physique and soul. during this model of "Tam Lin," masterfully crafted by way of Pamela Dean, Janet is a school pupil, "Carterhaugh" is Carter corridor on the college the place her father teaches, and Tam Lin is a boy named Thomas Lane. Set opposed to the backdrop of the early Nineteen Seventies, imbued with wit, poetry, romance, and magic, Tam Lin has develop into a cult classic—and when you start examining, you’ll recognize why. This reissue good points an up-to-date creation through the book’s unique editor, the acclaimed Terri Windling.