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The inverted vampire.

I’ve just finished re-reading The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter. I loved it. My ultimate favourite stories from the collection include: “The Bloody Chamber”, Puss-in-Boots”, “The Snow Child” and “The Lady of the House of Love.” 607 more words

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” 87 more words


She herself is a haunted house

“She herself is a haunted house. She does not possess herself; her ancestors sometimes come and peer out of the windows of her eyes and that is very frightening.” 9 more words

The Truth Behind A Levels

The first thing I remember being told when starting Sixth Form was that A Levels would “inspire a love of learning”. I believed a lie that made me think I would be absorbed into my subjects and want to soak up as much knowledge as possible. 388 more words

Weirdly Wonderful: The Bloody Chamber

For the last several years, our house has been invaded by Disney princesses, whether I wanted it to happen or not. Sometimes, all the beautiful people, the happy endings, and the unending patience of the Disney characters get too much. 498 more words

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