The Bloody Chamber and Other StoriesPaperback - 2015
Angela Carter was a storytelling sorceress, the literary godmother of Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, Audrey Niffenegger, J. K. Rowling, Kelly Link, and other contemporary masters of supernatural fiction. In her masterpiece, The Bloody Chamber --which includes the story that is the basis of Neil Jordan's 1984 movie The Company of Wolves --she spins subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like "Little Red Riding Hood," "Bluebeard," "Puss in Boots," and "Beauty and the Beast," giving them exhilarating new life in a style steeped in the romantic trappings of the gothic tradition.
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SLPL_CenterfortheReader Nov 14, 2016
Familiar Gothic tales flipped to reveal their feminist cores, plus one that was the basis for the 1984 movie The Company of Wolves.
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