The Fairy Ring: Or Elsie and Frances Fool the World

The Fairy Ring: Or Elsie and Frances Fool the World

Mary Losure

The captivating precise tale of a woman who observed fairies, and one other with a present for artwork, who concocted a narrative to stick out of hassle and ended up fooling the world.

Frances used to be 9 whilst she first observed the fairies. They have been tiny males, dressed all in eco-friendly. no one yet Frances observed them, so her cousin Elsie painted paper fairies and took images of them "dancing" round Frances to make the grown-ups cease teasing. the ladies promised one another they might by no means, ever inform that the images weren’t genuine. yet how have been Frances and Elsie alleged to recognize that their images might fall into the palms of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle? And who could have dreamed that the guy who created the well-known detective Sherlock Holmes believed ardently in fairies— and sought after a great deal to work out one? Mary Losure offers this captivating real tale as a fantastic narrative that includes the unique Cottingley fairy photographs and formerly unpublished drawings and pictures from the family’s data. A pride for everybody with a passion for fairies, and for someone who has ever begun whatever that spun uncontrolled.

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