The Bloody Chamber

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The old fairy stories live again, subtly altered. By the prize-winning author of "Wise Children", "Nights at the Circus", "American Ghosts and Old World Wonders" and "Expletives Deleted".
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Overview

The old fairy stories live again, subtly altered. By the prize-winning author of "Wise Children", "Nights at the Circus", "American Ghosts and Old World Wonders" and "Expletives Deleted".
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Editorial Reviews

Margaret Atwood
"She was, among other things, a quirky, original and baroque stylist, a trait especially marked in 'The Bloody Chamber' - her vocabulary a mix of finely tuned phrased, luscious adjectives, witty athorism, and hearty, up-verse vulgarity." -- Observer (London)
Joyce Carol Oates
"Distinguished by bold, inflected language and ornate, indeed often bloody imagery; it's aesthetic agenda is a wilful appropriation of the old tales and legends of the patriarchal world." -- New York Times Book Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781840028874
  • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 91
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Angela Carter (1940 -1992) wrote nine novels and numerous short stories, as well as nonfiction, radio plays, and the screenplay for Neil Jordan's 1984 movie The Company of Wolves, based on her story. She won numerous literary awards, traveled and taught widely in the United States, and lived in London.

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