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.
As recommended in the Slightly Foxed podcast, Episode 7.
‘She was, among other things, a quirky, original, and baroque stylist, a trait especially marked in The Bloody Chamber – her vocabulary a mix of finely tuned phrase, luscious adjective, witty aphorism, and hearty, up-theirs vulgarity’ Margaret Atwood, Observer
Comments & Reviews
Leave your review