Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales (Hardback)
  • Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales (Hardback)

Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 03/11/2005
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Once upon a time fairy tales weren't meant just for children, and neither is Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales. This stunning collection contains lyrical tales, bloody tales and hilariously funny and ripely bawdy stories from countries all around the world- from the Arctic to Asia - and no dippy princesses or soppy fairies. Instead, we have pretty maids and old crones; crafty women and bad girls; enchantresses and midwives; rascal aunts and odd sisters. This fabulous celebration of strong minds, low cunning, black arts and dirty tricks could only have been collected by the unique and much-missed Angela Carter. Illustrated throughout with original woodcuts.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781844081738

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