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The sort of book which 99.9% of readers will find incomprehensible; the last .01% will adore. The "Wise Children" of the title are Nora and Dora Chance, twin sisters from a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by E. M. Epps
I enjoyed reading Wise Children but it's hard to classify. And I haven't read anything else by Angela Carter, so it's also difficult to establish any context. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Michael Moisio
Practically every word in Wise Children is magnificent and serves to examine the complex, confusing, and unfortunate tension that exists between the two families of the story: one... Read morePublished 12 months ago by John B. Gray
For years I had it on my bookshelf unread. What a surprise was waiting for me. It is like
whipped cream that has nourishment for the soul. Read more
It turned me into an instant Angela Carter fan - or should I say, devotee. Her style, first of all is unique, lush, generous, gorgeous, colorful - no one writes like her! Read morePublished on August 31, 2013 by alienorhuman
What a charming novel this is! It is full of humor that ranges from sly to broad, of fantastical and surrealistic happenings, of larger-than-life characters from the worlds of... Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by gammyraye
Book arrived quickly and in much better shape than I would have expected for a book labeled 'good'. They are a new vender and had no previous reviews, but worth the gamble.Published on October 9, 2012 by spinach
I kept plodding through the (very long and tedious) first chapter for 50+ pages, thinking this thing was eventually going to really get started, become engaging, and stop nattering... Read morePublished on September 17, 2012 by oigadigavale
My daughter was forced to read this for college. I got hold of it and almost puked. It was just an excuse for writing pornographic scenes. Read morePublished on February 23, 2012 by Dr Who