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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

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The Good Fairies of New York - Martin Millar

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"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.

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EAN 9781933368368
Type Fiction
Genre Modern Fiction
Title The Good Fairies of New York
Author Martin Millar
Edition Paperback
Publisher Soft Skull Press
ISBN 1933368365

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