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Subject: Long lost book
Date Posted: 3/14/2010 6:59 PM ET
Member Since: 1/3/2010
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I got a book from the library as a kid, in the early sixties. It was a book of short stories by several authors. As I remember it, the title was The Faun, taken from the title of the 1st story. In case I disremember that, the 1st story was about a girl who encounters a faun outside her home.  They fall in love. He gives her a ring made from his hair; when she puts it on, it becomes invisible. It has a wonderfully pagan type ending, in which she kicks off her clothes & runs off with him. I'll never forget it, but alas, didn't note the author's name & have never found it again. Help!

Date Posted: 3/15/2010 8:50 AM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2007
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Hi Ann,

I did a quick search and found two possible titles:

The Faun's Girl, by Horatio Colony

The Girl and the Faun, by Eden Phillpotts.

These are older books, so I didn't see a description of the plot, but perhaps this is a place to start.  Good luck!