Love

Love

by Angela Carter
     
 

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"One day, Annabel saw the sun and moon in the sky at the same time. The sight filled her with a terror which entirely consumed her … for she had no instinct for self-preservation if she was confronted by ambiguities."

Annabel and Lee are married; Lee and Buzz are brothers. A quirky threesome, they have set up a household on the fringes on university life in

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"One day, Annabel saw the sun and moon in the sky at the same time. The sight filled her with a terror which entirely consumed her … for she had no instinct for self-preservation if she was confronted by ambiguities."

Annabel and Lee are married; Lee and Buzz are brothers. A quirky threesome, they have set up a household on the fringes on university life in the late sixties. Their hermetic existence is filled with drugs, sex, alchohol, intensity, and madness; their relationships with one another are haunting and complex.

Carter's compelling tale carries echoes of Poe and Bronte into the very modern world of artists' flats, psychiatrists' offices, and generational conflicts. It is ultimately a tale of the search for loyalty and love in the midst of emotional starvation.

Editorial Reviews

Dorothy Allison
"Carter's writing is 'lyrical, lusty, and enthralling...She is a passionate, complex and hopeful romantic.'" -- Voice Literary Supplement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140108514
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1988
Series:
King Penguin Series
Edition description:
Revised edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,475,369
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.72(h) x 0.27(d)

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