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The bloody chamber and other stories

Author: Angela Carter; Helen Simpson
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
Series: Vintage books
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From familiar fairy tales and legends - "Red Riding Hood", "Bluebeard", "Puss in Boots", "Beauty and the Beast", vampires and werewolves, the author has created a collection of dark, sensual,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Feminist fiction, English
Fairy tales
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Carter; Helen Simpson
ISBN: 0099588110 9780099588115 9780099511090 0099511096
OCLC Number: 494390761
Notes: Originally published in Great Britain, Victor Gollancz, 1979.
Description: xix, 149 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The bloody chamber --
The courtship of Mr. Lyon --
The tiger's bride --
Puss-in-boots --
The erl-king --
The snow child --
The lady of the house of love --
The werefolf --
The company of wolves --
Wolf-Alice.
Series Title: Vintage books
Responsibility: Angela Carter ; with an introduction by Helen Simpson.

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'Magnificent set pieces of fastidious sensuality' Ian McEwan 'Angela Carter has extended the life and richness of the fable form itself partly through language that is both pellucid and sensual, Read more...

 
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