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This title comes with an introduction by Helen Simpson. From familiar fairy tales and legends - "Red Riding Hood", "Bluebeard", "Puss in Boots", "Beauty and the Beast", vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099588115
ISBN-10: 0099588110
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

UK Kirkus Review » Carter relates traditional fairy tales through her own unique perspective. The mind of the modern feminist unravels the mysteries of the subconscious and its related symbolism. (Kirkus UK)


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Author Biography - Angela Carter

Angela Carter was born in 1940 and read English at Bristol University, before spending two years living in Japan. She lived and worked extensively in the United States and Australia. Her first novel, Shadow Dance, was published in 1965, followed by the Magic Toyshop in 1967, which went on to win the John Liewellyn Rhys Prize. She wrote a further four novels, together with three collections of Short Stories, two works of non-fiction and a volume of collected writings. Angela Carter died in 1992

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