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A Faerie Child

62 pages59 minutes


“Longlisted for the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered award 2015. “Strong feeling, uncompromising frankness” - Marina Warner. After suffering the torments of miscarriage for the ninth time, Mara has become desperate for a baby of her own. Desperate enough to try almost anything… A modern retelling of the age-old changeling myth, originally published in The Four Marys, a quartet of contemporary novellas drawing on Celtic history and folklore and exploring sometimes provocative themes of femininity and motherhood.

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