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Heroes and villains

Author: Angela Carter
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin, 1993, ©1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the apocalypse, society is divided into three endlessly warring factions. The Professors and Soldiers maintain what is left of civilization while the superstitious Barbarians constantly attack them. The Barbarians are in turn attacked by the deformed and diseased Out People, who struggle to survive in a netherworld of incinerated cities. When Marianne, a Professor's daughter, is kidnapped to become the captive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Carter
ISBN: 0140234640 9780140234640
OCLC Number: 29907920
Description: 150 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Angela Carter.

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After the apocalypse, society is divided into three endlessly warring factions. The Professors and Soldiers maintain what is left of civilization while the superstitious Barbarians constantly attack them. The Barbarians are in turn attacked by the deformed and diseased Out People, who struggle to survive in a netherworld of incinerated cities. When Marianne, a Professor's daughter, is kidnapped to become the captive bride of the Barbarian Jewel, a dangerous, erotic love story begins. For as Marianne gives herself over to the exotic life of the jungle, she also begins to discover her own capacity for barbarism and violence.

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