The Lost Boys

In typically learned fashion, novelist A. S. Byatt (author of Possession) takes the opportunity of an exhibition on the "art of enchantment" to write about the English tradition of faeries and elves and other wild woodfolk. Behind all of those great Edwardian fantasies (Peter Pan, The Wind in the Willows), there's often something chilling.

December 2, 2007 8:25 PM |



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