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Elizabeth Bear’s The Stratford Man: Ink and Steel and Hell and Earth

The Stratford Man is what Elizabeth Bear describes as “two tightly linked novels, Ink and Steel and Hell and Earth, a continuation of Bear’s monumental series The Promethean Age that brings the series to a new level of richness. The … Continue reading

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Wendy Froud and Terri Windling’s A Midsummer Night’s Faery Tale

It appears that, like many of us, Wendy Froud and Terri Windling were more interested in the faery court of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream than in Demetrius, Helena, or any of the other human characters. A Midsummer Night’s Faery Tale contains … Continue reading

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Eugenie Bird’s Fairie-ality: The Fashion Collection from the House of Ellwand

This book is a trifle, a whimsy, a delightful confection. I was going to call it a “delightful bit of fluff,” but as a ten by twelve inch hardbound volume, it’s a wee bit too substantial to be called fluff. … Continue reading

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Terri Windling and Wendy Froud’s The Winter Child

The faery court of Old Oak Wood was not the largest in the British Isles, but it was the oldest, steeped in elfin history and tradition. Ruled by Titania and Oberon, those celebrated lovers of story and song, the wood … Continue reading

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Diane Purkiss’ At The Bottom Of The Garden: A Dark History of Fairies, Hobgoblins, and Other Troublesome Things

Whilst there are many good books on the fey folk, most only cover the good aspects of them. Our library is full of books that would lead one to believe that the fey are really nice folk who help out … Continue reading

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