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Bloody Chamber Week: Day Two - Snow Child


I hope you found the revision guide for “The Tiger’s Bride” useful, today I’m uploading a revision guide for “Snow Child”.

The Snow Child



Top Ten Tuesday: The Most Unique Books I've Read

Every week over at The Broke and the Bookish readers are given a theme for a Top Ten list. This week the theme is ‘Top Ten Most Unique Books I’ve Read’. 638 more words


Bloody Chamber Week: Day One - The Tiger's Bride


I’ve dubbed this week “Bloody Chamber” week, each day for the next five days I will be uploading a little revision guide based on a story from TBC. 14 more words


Who Killed Red Riding Hood? The Fairy Tale, Patriarchy and Rape Culture.

The fairy tale has become totally institutionalized in Western society, journeying from a secular/pagan peasant oral folk tradition to modern-day Disney films. Along the way the genre has evolved, often reflecting a multilayer of influences of folk, pagan, biblical, classical and cross-cultural sources. 852 more words

[Book Review] The Passion Of New Eve by Angela Carter.

I actually thoroughly enjoyed the start of this book but as it progressed I ended up not liking it as much. There were so much more I wanted to know about Evelyn/Eve but I felt it was neglected. 512 more words


Helen Oyeyemi, Boy, Snow, Bird - TLS

Helen Oyeyemi is becoming one of our most adept demythologizers, constantly teasing out the loose ends of old stories to see what room there may be for new interpretations. 1,307 more words


Untouchable - Part Thirteen

Monday 3 – Friday 7 March 2014

Restricted to how much he could move, Robert had given up attempting to stretch his legs, and was prostrate on the well-worn mattress. 939 more words

Twisted Fiction