Author of the Month: Angela Carter

‘The freedom to juggle with language, Angela Carter suggests, is a promise and perhaps an instrument of other freedoms.’ (Michael Wood, LRB 4 October 1984)

Wise Children

Angela Carter, introduction by Ali Smith

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALI SMITH

A richly comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the Hazards and the Chances, Angela Carter’s witty and bawdy ...

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Heroes and Villains

Angela Carter

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Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and other Professors. Outside, where land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live ...

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Nights at the Circus

Angela Carter

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Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe’s capitals, part swan...or all fake?

Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste extraordinaire ...

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The Magic Toyshop

Angela Carter, introduction by Carmen Callil

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In this, her second novel, (awarded the 1967 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize) Angela Carter’s brilliant imagination and starting intensity of style explore and extend the nature ...

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Black Venus

Angela Carter

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Based on real people, this volume offers a collection of stories focusing on mingling history, invention, literary criticism, high drama and low comedy.

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Expletives Deleted: Selected Writings

Angela Carter, introduction by Michael Moorcock

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Presenting a selection of her writing, the author covers more than a decade of her thought, which ranges over a diversity of subjects giving a measure of the focus of her ...

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The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

Angela Carter, introduction by Jack Zipes

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In eighteenth century France, Charles Perrault rescued from the oral tradition, fairy tales that are known and loved even today by virtually all children in the West. This ...

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Burning Your Boats: Collected Short Stories

Angela Carter

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY SALMAN RUSHDIE

As well as her eight novels, Angela Carter published four wonderful collections of short stories during her lifetime, and contributed ...

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The Passion of New Eve

Angela Carter

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THE PASSION OF NEW EVE is an extraordinary journey into the apocalyptic vision of the author Lorna Sage called ‘The boldest of English writers’.

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Love

Angela Carter, introduction by Audrey Niffenegger

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY AUDREY NIFFENEGGER

Love is Angela Carter’s fifth novel and was first published in 1971. This revised edition has lost none of Angela Carter’s ...

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