Paperback. Pub Date: 2011 Pages: 288 in Publisher: Piatkus Books Morag and Heather two ... more
eighteen-inch withfairies with swords green kilts and badly dyed hair fly through the window of the worst violinist in New York an overweight and antisocial type named Dinnie. and vomit on his carpet. Who they are. how they came to New York and what this has to do with the lovely Kerry - who lives across the street. and has Crohn's Disease. and is making a flower alphabet - and what this has to do with the other fairies (of all nationalities) of New York. not to mention the poor repressed fairies of itain. is the subject of this book. It has a war in it. and a most unusual production of Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Johnny Thunders' New York Dolls guitar solos. What more could anyone desire from a book
"The Good Fairies of New York" tells the fish-out-of-water story of two Scottish thistle ... more
fairies who find themselves in Manhattan. The fairies hook up with two humans, Kerry (complete with colostomy bag) and Dinnie (antisocial in the extreme), finding time to help both get their acts together. A book that brings together race riots and Scottish folklore, "The Good Fairies of New York" is anything but a typical fairy fantasy.