Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 1st 1987
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
The cover of this book might lead you to believe that this is some kind of horror or supernatural tale. It's not. It is a bit haunting but not in a ghostly kind of way. It's a beautifully told story of a boy and his relationship with his neighbor, a wealthy widow who is a bit of a tragic figure and ...
Those who are familiar with Thomas Tryon's first two more novels, The Other and Harvest Home might find Lady a little perplexing. Yet it may also the now deceased author's best and most realized work. While Lady still has a Gothic setting, taking place in Tryon's mythical New England town Pequot Lan...
I wrote in my review of 'The Other' that Tryon gave life to his small towns. With 'Lady' he may have mastered it. Set in the same Pequot's Landing as 'The Other' and perhaps a few years later (no mention is made of the Perry family, however), 'Lady' is Thomas Tryon's answer to 'Dandelion Wine'. It i...