I have loved all the previous Angela Carter novels I have read, but this one...not so much. Here's the difference: The others were beautifully written; contained interesting... Read morePublished 11 months ago by gammyraye
There are a lot of criticisms for this book, and they all seem to say the same thing. So let me first start off with saying this: Don't read this book if you are just a casual... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kate B.
This is the first novel I've read by Angela Carter, which I decided to purchase after reading her beautiful, exquisite retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, "The Company of... Read morePublished on February 20, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Why isn't there more of a buzz about this novel? It is science fiction in grand style. But it's also a very different sort of science fiction. Read morePublished on July 1, 2012 by Alfredo Torres
Imagine Voltaire's CANDIDE remastered and remixed with John Rechy, John Kennedy Toole, and John Waters (among others) and you begin to get a sense of this peripatetic classic;... Read morePublished on December 15, 2011 by W. A. Nericcio
Rampaging feminism that bears no resemblance to any kind of reality, let alone this one. This novel puts forward literally no new ideas, and as it tries to do so succeeds at... Read morePublished on October 24, 2009 by Bob Saget
An amazing book--is it still out of print? I found my copy, quite by accident, at the Strand bookstore in NYC. Read morePublished on June 16, 2007 by Mark Nadja