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Book Information: Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book

Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book (1994) [Picture Book]
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"July 6th 1895. Nanna wuldnt bleive me. Ettie wuldnt bleive me. Auntie Mercy wuldn't bleive me. But I got one. Now theyv got to blieve me." What young Angelica Cottington "got" was...a fairy. And, you are holding the evidence in your hands! It really happened--a hoax perpetrated by two girls who claimed to have photographed actual "fairies"; among the people caught up in the popular hysteria were Arthur Conan Doyle (who fell for it) and Harry Houdini (who did not). Now, this remarkable parody, written by a former member of the Monty Python troupe, takes a sly look at what happened in a fashion that's riotously witty, visually extraordinary, and wildly original. In every respect, this "handwritten diary" captures the look of the age--though the fairies, it is true, do sometimes have a more malevolent aspect than one might expect...A fresh--and funny--take on the true story that inspired two movies.

Original title: Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionFantasyHumorous

Edition #1: Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book

Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book (1994)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 1586633309

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