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Review: The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter

The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter

“This crazy world whirled around her, men and women dwarfed by toys and puppets, where even the birds are mechanical and the few human figures went masked… She was in the night once again, and the doll was herself.’ 783 more words

Books I Love

Zen Pencils

Zen Pencils is a brilliant comic where the author takes inspiring quotes and stories and creates comics literally illustrating their points. You can spend a day clicking around on the site reading about anything.  326 more words

Inside the Bloody Chamber : A Preview

One of the great highlights of the Company of Wolves conference in September is going to be Sir Christopher Frayling’s keynote talk on Angela Carter which coincides with the publication of his new book  504 more words

OGOM: The Company Of Wolves

The Need-To Read (196)

Three Angela Carter:
1. Shadow Dance.
2. Love.
3. Wise Children.
Night at the Circus-
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Ofelias viktigaste fråga

För nästan fem år sedan, när Ofelia precis hade börjat plugga på Internationella arkeologiprogrammet i Visby, satt hon och skrev i ett block medan hon väntade på att lektionen skulle börja. 559 more words


The Things We Do For Love

I’m 46 years old and should know better than to be growing out a mid-70’s homage to Bowie haircut. I may be a million miles away from looking like the thin white duke but sometimes I get so consumed by a piece of music, a book or film that I end up manifesting my obsessions in some way. 253 more words


Exercises in style (26): à la Angela Carter

I never meant for things to end this way. The termination of our togetherness was like an arterial line being severed – he was my lifeblood, but so intrinsic to my inner workings that I took him for granted. 353 more words