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Red

“Looks like you’ve been having fun,” said La Loba to her mate as he nudged three unruly cubs aside and flopped onto the forest floor beside her. 2,276 more words

What To Read Next?

I just finished The Picture of Dorian Grey the other day and am wondering if anyone has any similar recommendations? Someone recommended to me the French books La-Bas and A Rebours. 168 more words

Book Review - Nights at the Circus - 4 1/2 Stars

I have spent many pleasant hours over the past week enthralled by Angela Carter’s novel Nights at the Circus (published in 1984). Carter created some very interesting characters with complex and fallible personalities. 1,218 more words

Books & Ideas

The Greenest Eye

“Your green eye is a reducing chamber. If l look into it long enough, I will become as small as my own reflection, I will diminish to a point and vanish” 88 more words

Fashion

Weekend Wine Notes: A Tale of Two Chardonnays

A couple of weeks ago I returned to an old favourite, an unoaked chardonnay from the Mâconnais region in Burgundy: Saint-Véran en Crêches, Domaine Nathalie et Jacques Saumaize. 389 more words

Italy

Reading: The Sadeian Woman

And it is perfect. Review to come soon!

Angela Carter

Review No.211 - The Bloody Chamber

The Bloody Chamber – Angela Carter

Vintage Books, 2006

Originally published 1979

A naïve debutante is drawn into the darkly glamorous world of a debauched nobleman. 111 more words

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