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Publisher Description

Shortly before her death Angela Carter was preparing this volume of short stories, one which does full justice to the glory of her imagination and the range of her talent.

It is divided into distinct parts. The first comprises a group of stories inspired by America: Lizzie Borden visits a circus; a John Ford Western is spiced with the story of 'Tis Pity She's a Whore'; and there is a wonderful Gothic extravaganza set in Hollywood.

The second section - Old World Wonders - draws on fairy tales (Cinderella), on the story of Mary Magdalene, on the folklore of pantomime, on Alice in Wonderland, and on medieval legend. These stories represent Angela Carter at her most acrobatic and dazzling: erudite, witty, sexy and enthralling. A book to delight her many, many fans.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
Clare Corbett, Toby Longworth
LENGTH
04:09
hr min
RELEASED
2018
March 1
PUBLISHER
Audible Studios
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
195
MB