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The Cottingley secret
The Cottingley secret
Gaynor, Hazel2018
Books, Manuscripts
1917. Two young cousins, Frances Griffiths and Elsie Wright from Cottingley, England, announce they have photographed fairies at the bottom of the garden. But when the great novelist, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, endorses the photographs' authenticity, the girls become a sensation; their discovery offering something to believe in amid a world ravaged by war. 100 years later, when Olivia Kavanagh finds an old manuscript and a photograph in her late grandfather's bookshop, she becomes fascinated by the story of the two young girls who mystified the world. As Olivia is drawn into events a century ago, she becomes aware of the past and present intertwining, blurring her understanding of real and imagined.
Main title:
The Cottingley secret / Hazel Gaynor.
Author:
Imprint:
Leicester : Charnwood, 2018.
Collation:
464 pages (large print) : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Standard print edition originally published: London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.
ISBN:
9781444837391 (hbk)
Dewey class:
823.92FFICTION
Language:
English
BRN:
2701954
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