"Beneath its contemporary surface, this novel shimmers with blurred echoesfrom Lewis Carroll, from 'Giselle' and 'Coppelia,' Harlequin and Punch.
It leaves behind it a flavor, pungent and unsettling."
The New York Times Book Review
Book quality was great, in terms of binding and materials. I also really liked the book itself: it's highly engaging and intense. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Bailey
An Angela Carter book is akin to a dream, where the everyday and ordinary can seamlessly slide into the surreal and fantastical, and sometimes into the nightmarish. Read morePublished 16 months ago by gammyraye
I love Angela Carter's short stories that appear in the Bloody chamber and the Fall River Axe Murder (stunning) but this was so darn stacked with so much that I couldn't get into... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
The writing in this book is beautiful but the story doesn't always work. The reader is in the head of a 15 year old girl most of the time. Read morePublished 19 months ago by R. R. Edmunds
After I wrote a mock fairy tale a professor I had suggested I read Angela Carter. She felt that I would love the satire and female strength within her books. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Crystal Lucero
I heard a story by Angela Carter on the BBC about a female vampire. I loved it and with the reviews I expected this to be just as good. It left me flat and bored. Read morePublished 23 months ago by dreaming of the sun
My Goodness! This ended too soon. My heart is beating so hard for Victoria, Jonathon, Aunt Margaret, Francie & even the dog. Read morePublished 23 months ago by rainpebble
Angela Carter is one of my favorite authors. Her writing and use of language is truly astounding! Definitely highly recommended for fantasy lovers.Published on December 17, 2012 by Brenna Hanley