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Heroes and villains

Author: Angela Carter
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 1972, ©1969.
Series: Pocket Books, 82866-5
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Across a mysterious landscape. . . of ruin and wilderness the Professors are all that remain of human order in the world. Here crops are cultivated, books are still read, children are schooled. But outside the walls of their fortress villages, beasts roam and the land is peopled by savage, strangely costumed barvarians who raid and plunder. Marianne belonged to the people of civilization and reason -- but they young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Apocalyptic fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Carter
ISBN: 0671828665 : 9780671828660
OCLC Number: 8023559
Notes: Originally published by Simon and Schuster, and later reprinted by Pocket Books, with the title printed as Heroes & villains.
Description: 176 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Pocket Books, 82866-5
Responsibility: Angela Carter.

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Across a mysterious landscape. . . of ruin and wilderness the Professors are all that remain of human order in the world. Here crops are cultivated, books are still read, children are schooled. But outside the walls of their fortress villages, beasts roam and the land is peopled by savage, strangely costumed barvarians who raid and plunder. Marianne belonged to the people of civilization and reason -- but they young barbarian Jewel has taken her for his own, into a world of animal virility and savage splendor of heroes and villians.

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