To celebrate the Alias Grace TV premiere, book copies, notes from Margaret Atwood being hidden around Canada

Book fairies are descending around the country and hiding over 70 copies of the award-winning novel.
To celebrate the Sept. 25 series premiere of Alias Grace on CBC, book fairies are hiding free copies of the novel and notes from Margaret Atwood in cities and towns around Canada. (CBC)

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_can on 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 actors Kerr Logan (who portrays James McDermott) and Rebecca Liddiard (who portrays Mary Whitney) hid copies of Alias Grace around Toronto during its TIFF premiere. On Sept. 25, book fairies will sprinkle the book in different cities around Canada. (CBC)

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.

Based on Margaret Atwood's bestselling novel, the six-hour miniseries starring Sarah Gadon premieres on Sept. 25, 2017. 0:45


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