WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HELEN SIMPSON 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.
Full of analysis and interpretation, historical background, discussions and commentaries, York Notes will help you get right to the heart of the text you're studying, whether it's poetry, a play or a novel.
* A magnificent selection of Angela Carter 's journalistic and critical work, this shows her as one of the funniest and most perceptive critics of our age, a maverick who didn't miss a thing.
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Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams.
* In this, her first novel, Angela Carter tells a disturbing and delicious tale of shattered beauty and male camaraderie which shows one of the 20th century's greatest writers at the start of a dazzling career.