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Read online Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales Once upon a time fairy tales weren t meant just for children and neither is i Angela Carter s Book of Fairy Tales i This collection contains lyrical tales bloody tales and hilariously funny and ripely bawdy stories from countries all around the world from the Arctic to Asia and no dippy princesses or soppy fairies Instead we have pretty maids and old crones crafty women and bad girls enchantresses and midwives rascal aunts and odd sisters by Angela Carter, Corinna Sargood

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Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales
Title:Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
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ISBN:1844081737
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Number of Pages:486
Category:short-stories, fantasy, fairy-tales, fiction
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The Passion of New Eve, Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales, Nights at the Circus, The Magic Toyshop, The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories, The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman, Heroes and Villains, Burning Your Boats: The Collected Short Stories, Wise Children, Saints and Strangers
Once upon a time fairy tales weren t meant just for children and neither is i Angela Carter s Book of Fairy Tales i This collection contains lyrical tales bloody tales and hilariously funny and ripely bawdy stories from countries all around the world from the Arctic to Asia and no dippy princesses or soppy fairies Instead we have pretty maids and old crones crafty women and bad girls enchantresses and midwives rascal aunts and odd sisters, I know nothing I am a tabula rasa a blank sheet of paper an unhatched egg I have not yet become a woman although I possess a woman s shape Not a woman no both more and less than a real woman Now I am a being as mythic and monstrous as Mother herself br br New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn But this young Englishman s fate lies in the arid desert where a many breasted fertility goddess will wield her scalpel to transform him into the new Eve, 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, After the apocalypse the world is neatly divided br br Rational civilization rests with the Professors in their steel and concrete villages marauding tribes of Barbarians roam the surrounding jungles mutilated Out People inhabit the burnt scars of cities br br But Marianne a Professor s daughter is carried away into the jungle a grotesque vegetable paradise where she will become the captive bride of Jewel the proud and beautiful Barbarian There she will witness the savage rituals of the snake worshippers indulge her voluptuous virginal fantasies taste the forbidden fruit of chaos br br Erotic exotic and bizarre HEROES AND VILLAINS is a post apocalyptic romance a gripping adventure story a colourful embroidery of religion and magic and not least a dispassionate vision of life beyond our brave nuclear world