Matters Tam Lin related

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at
Fri Jan 24 16:42:44 EST 2003

One further Tam Lin retelling is Anne Rundle's
"Tamlane" Hutchinson, 1970. The story also appears as
part of Cecelia Dart-Thornton's "The battle of
evernight" - however it is only a minor plot element

Jon Noble

--- hallieod at wrote:
> Everyone else may already know all about this, but
> until recently, 
> I'd never heard of _Thursday_, by Catherine Storr -
> an old (1972) 
> version of the Tam Lin story.  I really loved it -
> though Becca is 
> finding it a bit annoyingly dated, and isn't really
> liking it all 
> that much.  But those who like reading Tam Lin
> stories might be 
> interested in keeping an eye out for it.
> Then, someone just posted a link about Alan Garner's
> _Red Shift_ 
> (another Tam Lin story), and I toddled over to have
> a look.  It 
> turned out to be by none other than our very own
> Charlie (see how 
> quickly you're appropriated, Charlie!), and also has
> a lot about 
> _Thursday_, as well as mentioning F&H, of course!  
> I couldn't read it all at the time, but I did notice
> your saying that 
> _Red Shift_ was the only Tam Lin based story by a
> male author of 
> which you knew.  Dorian mentioned Patrick Little's
> _The Hawthorn 
> Tree_, which she said was another one, iirc.  (Still
> looking for it!) 
> Maybe you could say whether I got that right,
> Dorian?
> Hallie.

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