The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

Discover Angela Carter's classic feminist retelling of favourite fairy tales interwoven by a master of seductive, luminous storytelling. 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. Whether you're discovering these stories for the first time, or revisiting them after years away, The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories remains an astounding collection by one of the twentieth century's most exciting and original writers. 'Magnificent set pieces of fastidious sensuality' Ian McEwan, author of Lessons 'A quirky, original, and baroque stylist' Margaret Atwood, author of The Testaments Featuring an introduction from award-winning short story writer Helen Simpson

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Release date: 31.10.2012
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