Alison Littlewood

In 1917 the world was rocked by claims that two young girls – Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths – had photographed fairies in the sleepy village of Cottingley. In 2017, a century later, we finally discover the true nature of these fey creatures. Correspondence has come to light that contains a harrowing account, written by village resident Lawrence Fairclough, laying bare the fairies’ sinister malevolence and spiteful intent.

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Pretty Lizzie Higgs is gone, burned to death on her own hearth. But was she really a fairy changeling, stolen away by the Hidden People under the hill, as her husband insists?

* * * * * Listen to an interview with the author at the Breaking the Glass Slipper podcast * * * * *

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