Fairies and Fairy Stories

Fairies and Fairy Stories

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Presenting a history of fairies, in a different light to that of usual, with them presented as darker and menacing trouble makersshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 28mm | 399.17g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200
  • 075244073X
  • 9780752440736
  • 1,031,722

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"Both illuminating and enormous fun." "Spectator""show more

About Diane Purkiss

Diane Purkiss graduated from the University of Queensland before taking her D.Phil at Merton College, Oxford. She worked as professor of English at Exeter Universiry before becoming senior tutor in English at Keble College, Oxford. She specialises in the supernatural, women's writing and folklore, and has written several books on women's history and witchcraft, notably 'The Witch in History'. She lives in Oxford.show more

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237 ratings
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3 24% (57)
2 10% (24)
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