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Description - Fairies and Fairy Stories by Diane Purkiss

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

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752440736
ISBN-10: 075244073X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - 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.

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