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The Company of Wolves

Neil Jordan’s surreal adaption of Red Riding Hood is one of my favourite movies and unfortunately quite unknown among the younger generations. It is based on the story “The Bloody Chamber” written by Angela Carter who co-wrote the screenplay as well.

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Classy Talk: The Fiction Workshop at Richard Hugo House

Over on the Hugo House blog, my Classy Talk interview sheds a bit more light on my upcoming  fiction workshop. Take a look, sign up, and help me spread the word about it!  36 more words


‘Wise Children’ by Angela Carter – A Show Biz Story

‘Wise Children’ by Angela Carter (1991) – 234 pages

Here is a novel about the dance act the Lucky Chances who are identical twin sisters Dora and Nora Chance.  397 more words

Book Reviews


Illustrations for the Bloody Chamber and other stories by Angela Carter – Katt Frank

Realismo magico / Magic Realism

Questo mese il gruppo YA si sta dedicando all’esplorazione del genere “realismo magico“, ovvero di quei romanzi in cui gli elementi magici (o di folklore, o soprannaturale etc…) sono contestualizzati nel reale senza che si pongano domande riguardo alla loro natura e origine. 321 more words

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Book Review: Crown of Ice by Vicki L. Weavil


Thyra Winther’s seventeen, the Snow Queen, and immortal, but if she can’t reassemble a shattered enchanted mirror by her eighteenth birthday she’s doomed to spend eternity as a wraith. 585 more words

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The Vampyre King- A short Story

The country is cold. A cold winter scene surrounded by the glow of a marmoreal sky illuminated by winter faeries. Of course they are not real, beauty doesn’t truly exist in this magical wasteland. 552 more words