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..
About the Author
Angela Carter was born in 1940. She lived in Japan, the United States and Australia. Her first novel, SHADOW DANCE, was published in 1965. Her next book, THE MAGIC TOYSHOP, won the John Llewllyn Rhys Prize and the next, SEVERAL PERCEPTIONS, the Somerset Maugham Award. She died in February 1992.
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)
Series: Vintage Magic
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 8th September 1995
Publisher: Random House
Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.9 x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.14