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Re-Sisters - Cosey Fanni Tutti

Re-Sisters - Cosey Fanni Tutti
Re-Sisters - Cosey Fanni TuttiRe-Sisters - Cosey Fanni TuttiRe-Sisters - Cosey Fanni Tutti
Re-Sisters - Cosey Fanni TuttiRe-Sisters - Cosey Fanni Tutti

These books are from a signed and numbered true limited edition of only 300 copies.
Each book comes in a custom-made box, which also contains a pewter brooch and an audio cassette.

Title: Re-Sisters

Author:  Cosey Fanni Tutti

ISBN:  9780571377015

Weight:  990 g

Delivery:  Plus a £1.45 add-on [weight and/or ins.]

Signed deluxe limited edition



Released on 18/08/2022

Our price:  £150.00

Re-Sisters by Cosey Fanni Tutti

From the acclaimed author of Art Sex Music, a vital meditation on womanhood, creativity and self-expression, and a revelatory exploration into the lives of three visionary artists.

Myself, Delia and Margery – a trinity of the sacred and profane, sinners and saints of a kind.  Three defiant women with our individual, unconventional attitude to life.  Untameable spirits, progressive thinkers living within the inherent societal constraints of our times.

In 2018, boundary-breaking visual and sonic artist Cosey Fanni Tutti received a commission to write the soundtrack to a film about Delia Derbyshire, the pioneering electronic composer who influenced the likes of Aphex Twin and the Chemical Brothers.  While researching Delia’s life, Cosey became immersed in Derbyshire’s story and uncovered some fascinating parallels with her own life.  At the same time Cosey began reading about Margery Kempe, the 15th century mystic visionary who wrote the first English language autobiography.

Re-sisters is the story of three women consumed by their passion for life, a passion they expressed through music, art and lifestyle; they were undaunted by the consequences they faced in pursuit of enriching their lives, and fiercely challenged the societal and cultural norms of their time.

Peer & Press Reviews

Cosey Fanni Tutti has lived the life and has the stories to tell: not just hers, but those of two other still unheralded female pioneers.

Jon Savage, writer, broadcaster and music journalist

Sparked by coincidence and fuelled by strong feelings of like-mindedness, Cosey Fanni Tutti inhabits the lives of two famously iconoclastic women, Delia Derbyshire and Margery Kempe, clearly identifying them as both kindred spirits and profound sources of inspiration, and vividly blending their stories with her own.  The result is pure Cosey Fanni Tutti: passionate, original, and fiercely defiant.

Rupert Thomson, author of Barcelona Dreaming

Awe-inspiring.  This book is for anybody who wants to discover the work of three women who, without fanfare, have enriched our world.

Robert Wyatt, musician

Bibliographic Info

Author (formerly Christine Newby)
Book Features
Edition / printingLimited first edition, first printing
Edition background and features

This Faber deluxe limited edition comes from a print run of only three hundred signed and numbered copies.  Only copies 1 – 295 are for sale with a further five copies (i - v) reserved for the author.

Note the book is a true limited edition and not just a numbered standard trade edition.

The set’s custom-made box holds:

  • A signed fine bound copy of the book (hand numbered).
  • A pewter erotic pilgrim brooch (featuring the Re-Sisters waveform motif) in a velvet pouch.
  • Music to Read By, an audio tape cassette (in a printed cardboard sleeve) of music composed and performed by Cosey Fanni Tutti.
Available numberChoice of XXX or XXX [of 295, subject to availability]
Overall condition

It’s presumed all four elements of this box set are at least Fine (see our article on Condition Grades) as the box holding the book, brooch and cassette comes in its publisher-issued, sealed brown paper wrapping.

The wrapping has a label, numbered by hand, which confirms the number of the book.

SignedOn the number page
Book Stats
PublisherFaber & Faber
Publication date
ISBN 139780571377015

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