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American Ghosts & Old World Wonders Hardcover – April 15, 1993

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Angela Carter was born in 1940 and read English at Bristol University, before spending two years living in Japan. She lived and worked extensively in the United States and Australia. Her first novel, Shadow Dance, was published in 1965, followed by the Magic Toyshop in 1967, which went on to win the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. She wrote a further four novels, together with three collections of short stories, two works of non-fiction and a volume of collected writings. Angela Carter died in 1992. --This text refers to the Digital edition.

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 146 pages
  • Publisher: RH Canada UK Dist (April 15, 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0701140038
  • ISBN-13: 978-0701140038
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,468,374 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Angela Carter (1940-1992) was the author of many novels, collections of short stories, plays, and books for children.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Lorialea on August 20, 2013
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One of her collections of stories fascinating and quirky, with no way of knowing where the story is going. Just experience the journey. Angela Carter has the ability to set the stage of any story with a kind of other worldly atmosphere almost like fantasy fiction but definitely grounded in reality's dilemma's and struggles. You are just never quite sure of the outcome, I have never been disappointed with any of her resolutions and often think about them for some long time after completing the reading.

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