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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(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
The History Press Ltd
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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.