Daunt Books Festival 2022

The Fairy Tellers

Nicholas Jubber with Amy Jeffs

Thursday 19th May 2022
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Daunt Books Marylebone

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Description

In The Fairy Tellers award-winning author Nicholas Jubber unearths the lives of the dreamers, rebels, thieves and forgotten geniuses who made our most beloved fairy tales.

Following these and other unlikely protagonists, we travel from the steaming cities of Italy and the Levant, under the dark branches of the Black Forest, deep into the tundra of Siberia and across the snowy fells of Lapland. In the process, we discover a fresh perspective on some of our most frequently told stories. Filled with adventure, tragedy and real-world magic, this bewitching book uncovers the stranger lives behind the strangest of tales.

Nicholas is joined by Amy Jeffs, author of Storyland, a beautifully illustrated mythology of Britain featuring retellings of medieval tales of legend, landscape and the yearning to belong. These stunning books are told with narrative flair, embellished with stunning artworks and filled with wonder.

Event Details

This event took place on Thursday 19th May 2022 at Daunt Books Marylebone

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Daunt Books Marylebone
020 7224 2295

Venue address:

Daunt Books Marylebone
83-84 Marylebone High Street,
London W1U 4QW

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