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Burning your boats : the collected short stories

Author: Angela Carter
Publisher: New York : H. Holt and Co., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Forty-two stories. In The Bloody Chamber, a bride discovers she married a sadist, The Quilt Maker is on aging, and Our Lady of the Massacres is on the destruction of Indians.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Carter
ISBN: 0805044620 9780805044621
OCLC Number: 33668295
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: xiv, 462 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The man who loved a double bass --
A very, very great lady and her son at home --
A Victorian fable (with glossary) --
A souvenir of Japan --
The executioner's beautiful daughter --
The loves of Lady Purple --
The smile of winter --
Penetrating to the heart of the forest --
Flesh and the mirror --
Master --
Reflections --
Elegy for a freelance --
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 werewolf --
The company of wolves --
Wolf-Alice --
Black Venus --
The kiss --
Our lady of the massacre --
The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe --
Overture and incidental music for A midsummer night's dream --
Peter and the wolf --
The kitchen child --
The Fall River axe murders --
Lizzie's tiger --
John Ford's 'Tis pity she's a whore --
Gun for the devil --
The merchant of shadows --
The ghost ships --
In Pantoland --
Ashputtle or The mother's ghost --
Alice in Prague or The curious room --
Impressions: The Wrightsman Magdalene --
The scarlet house --
The snow pavilion --
The quilt maker.
Other Titles: Man who loved a double bass.
Very, very great lady and her son at home.
Victorian fable with glossary.
Souvenir of Japan.
Executioner's beautiful daughter.
Loves of Lady Purple.
Smile of winter.
Bloody chamber.
Courtship of Mr. Lyon.
Tiger's bride.
Erl-King.
Snow child.
Lady of the house of love.
Werewolf.
Company of wolves.
Kiss.
Cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe.
Kitchen child.
Fall River axe murders.
Merchant of shadows.
Ghost ships.
Scarlet house.
Snow pavilion.
Quilt maker.
Responsibility: Angela Carter ; with an introduction by Salman Rushdie.

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Forty-two stories. In The Bloody Chamber, a bride discovers she married a sadist, The Quilt Maker is on aging, and Our Lady of the Massacres is on the destruction of Indians.

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