Book fairies are descending in cities and towns around Canada, bringing with them over 70 copies of Alias Grace — along with a small note from Margaret Atwood — to promote the CBC miniseries premiere on Sept. 25, 2017.
Fans can follow @BookFairies_CAN, search #ibelieveinbookfairies on Twitter or @bookfairies_canon Instagram, which is where the fairies will be posting photos and hints of where they’ve the hidden free copies of the novel.
There are 20 book fairies around the country, including Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia.
Where they will be hiding books on Sept. 25, 2017 will be a mystery, until they start posting their locations on social media.
Alias Grace, a six-hour miniseries adapted from Atwood’s award-winning 1996 novel, stars Sarah Gadon as Grace Marks, a young Irish immigrant convicted of the murder of her wealthy employer. Based on a true story, Alias Grace is directed by Mary Harron and produced and written by Sarah Polley.