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Fireworks By Angela Carter

Fireworks by Angela Carter

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Summary

Nine darkly inventive tales from one of Britain's most original and imaginative writers.

Fireworks Summary

Fireworks by Angela Carter

In the short fiction of Angela Carter, the landmarks of reality disappear and give way to a landscape of riotous and uncensored sensibility. The city of Tokyo turns into a mirrored chamber reflecting the impossible longings of an exiled Englishwoman abandoned by her Japanese lover. An itinerant puppet show becomes a theatre of murderous lust. A walk through the forest ends in a nightmarish encounter with a gun-toting nymph and her hermaphrodite 'aunt'. Not simply a book of tales, Fireworks is a headlong plunge into an alternate universe, the unique creation of one of the most fertile, dark, irreverent, and baroquely beautiful imaginations in contemporary fiction.

Fireworks Reviews

Fizzing with allegory, symbolism and surprises - The Times

About Angela Carter

Angela Carter was born in 1940. She read English at Bristol University and spent two years living in Japan. One of Britain's most original writers, Angela Carter was highly lauded for her novels, short stories and journalism. She died in February 1992.

Additional information

GOR008927012
9781844083671
1844083675
Fireworks by Angela Carter
Used - Like New
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2006-10-05
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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