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Read online The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman Desiderio an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman s mysterious machines has fallen in love with Albertina the Doctor s daughter But Albertina a beautiful woman made of glass seems only to appear to him in his dreams Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals centaurs and acrobats Desiderio must battle against unreality and the warping of time and space to be with her as the Doctor reduces Desiderio s city to a chaotic state of emergency one ridden with madness crime and sexual excess A satirical tale of magic and sex The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman is a dazzling quest for truth love and identity by Angela Carter

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The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
Title:The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
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Number of Pages:221
Category:fiction, fantasy, magical-realism, science-fiction, novels, literature
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b Saints and Strangers b also published as b Black Venus b is an anthology of short fiction Angela Carter takes real people and literary legends most often women who have been mythologized or marginalized and recasts them in a new light In a style that is sensual cerebral almost hypnotic The Fall River Axe Murders portrays the last hours before Lizzie Borden s infamous act the sweltering heat the weight of flannel and corsets the clanging of the factory bells the food reheated and reserved despite the lack of adequate refrigeration the house full of locked doors that open only into other rooms with other locked doors In Our Lady of the Massacre the no nonsense voice of an eighteenth century prostitute runaway slave questions who is civilized the Indians or the white men Black Venus gives voice to Charles Baudelaire s Creole mistress Jeanne Duval you could say not so much that Jeanne did not understand the lapidary troubled serenity of her lover s poetry but that it was a perpetual affront to her He recited it to her by the hour and she ached raged and chafed under it because his eloquence denied her language The Kiss takes the traditional story of Tamburlaine s wife and gives it a new and refreshing ending Sometimes disquieting sometimes funny always thought provoking Angela Carter s stories offer a feminist revision of images that lie deep in the public psyche, Dora and Nora Chance are a famous song and dance team of the British music halls Billed as The Lucky Chances the sisters are the illegitimate and unacknowledged daughters of Sir Melchoir Hazard the greatest Shakespearean actor of his day At once ribald and sentimental glittery and tender this rambunctious family saga is Angela Carter at her bewitching best, One night Melanie walks through the garden in her mother s wedding dress The next morning her world is shattered Forced to leave the comfortable home of her childhood she is sent to London to live with relatives she never met Aunt Margaret beautiful and speechless and her brothers Francie whose graceful music belies his clumsy nature and the volatile Finn who kisses Melanie in the ruins of the pleasure garden And brooding Uncle Philip loves only the life sized wooden puppets he creates in his toyshops The classic gothic novel established Angela Carter as one of our most imaginative writers and augurs the themes of her later creative works br br Beneath its contemporary surface this novel shimmers with blurred echoes from Lewis Carroll from Giselle and Coppelia Harlequin and Punch It leave behind it a flavor pungent and unsettling i The New York Times Book Review i, One of our most imaginative and accomplished writers Angela Carter left behind a dazzling array of work essays citicism and fiction But it is in her short stories that her extraordinary talents as a fabulist feminist social critic and weaver of tales are most penetratingly evident This volume presents Carter s considerable legacy of short fiction gathered from published books and includes early and previously unpublished stories From reflections on jazz and Japan through vigorous refashionings of classic folklore and fairy tales to stunning snapshots of modern life in all its tawdry glory we are able to chart the evolution of Carter s marvelous magical vision